Guthrie Center Elementary School serves 248 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Guthrie Center Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80-84% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 64%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is approximately equal to the Iowa state average of 68%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 27% (majority Hispanic).
- Grades: Prekindergarten-6
- Enrollment: 248 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
- Minority Enrollment: 10%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 30% in IA
- Math Proficiency: 80-84% (Top 10%)
- Reading Proficiency: 65-69% (Top 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education
Guthrie Center Elementary School's student population of 248 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Guthrie Center Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Guthrie Center 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
State Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank
#341 out of 1221 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
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 Guthrie Center Elementary School's ranking?
Guthrie Center Elementary School is ranked #341 out of 1,221 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Iowa.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
80-84% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 64% IA state average), while 65-69% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 68% IA state average).
How many students attend Guthrie Center Elementary School?
248 students attend Guthrie Center Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
90% of Guthrie Center Elementary School students are White, 7% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Guthrie Center Elementary School?
Guthrie Center Elementary School has a student ration of 11:1, which is lower than the Iowa state average of 14:1.
What grades does Guthrie Center Elementary School offer ?
Guthrie Center Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6
What school district is Guthrie Center Elementary School part of?
Guthrie Center Elementary School is part of Guthrie Center Comm School District.
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