Gmg Elementary School

1710 Wallace Avenue
Garwin, IA 50632
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Gmg Elementary School serves 269 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Gmg Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 64%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 68%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 27% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 269 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 10%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in IA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Gmg Elementary School's student population of 269 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
269 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
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School Rankings

Gmg Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,221 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Gmg Elementary School is 0.19, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1111 out of 1221 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
68%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
4%
12%
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Black
4%
7%
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White
90%
73%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.19
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Gmg Elementary School's ranking?
Gmg Elementary School is ranked #1111 out of 1,221 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Iowa.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
40-44% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 64% IA state average), while 50-54% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 68% IA state average).
How many students attend Gmg Elementary School?
269 students attend Gmg Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
90% of Gmg Elementary School students are White, 4% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Black, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Gmg Elementary School?
Gmg Elementary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Iowa state average of 14:1.
What grades does Gmg Elementary School offer ?
Gmg Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Gmg Elementary School part of?
Gmg Elementary School is part of Gmg Comm School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 269 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 10%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

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