George Washington Carver Academy

  • George Washington Carver Academy serves 483 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 64% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 77%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 50% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 75%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Iowa state average of 23%.

Top Placements

George Washington Carver Academy places among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa for:

School Overview

  • George Washington Carver Academy's student population of 483 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 39 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students483 students
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Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
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School Comparison

  • George Washington Carver Academy's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of George Washington Carver Academy is 0.66, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.24. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IA)
Overall School Rank#1159 out of 1,252 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
77%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
75%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:114:1
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American Indian
n/an/a
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
19%
11%
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Black
51%
6%
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White
20%
77%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
8%
4%
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Diversity Score0.660.24
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Eligible for Free Lunch
81%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWaterloo Comm School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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