Glidden-ralston Elementary School

  • Glidden-ralston Elementary School serves 208 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80-84% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 76%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 85-89% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 74%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Glidden-ralston Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 15:1.

Top Placements

Glidden-ralston Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa for:

School Overview

  • Glidden-ralston Elementary School's student population of 208 students has grown by 18% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 15 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students208 students
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Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Glidden-ralston Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,232 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Glidden-ralston Elementary School is 0.10, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank#270 out of 1232 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)80-84%
76%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)85-89%
74%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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2%
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Hispanic
3%
11%
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Black
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6%
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White
97%
77%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
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4%
Diversity Score0.100.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Glidden-ralston Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Iowa by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGlidden-Ralston Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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