Harding Elementary School

  • Harding Elementary School serves 345 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 76%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 74%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Harding 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 15:1.

School Overview

  • Harding Elementary School's student population of 345 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students345 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Harding Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 13:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Harding Elementary School is 0.39, 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 School Rank#1179 out of 1232 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
76%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
74%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
9%
11%
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Black
16%
6%
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White
73%
77%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
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4%
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Diversity Score0.390.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMason City Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Mason City Alternative School Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12 | 84 students
    1.0 miles
    19 N. Illinois Ave.
    Mason City, IA 50401
    (641) 421-4426
    1.0 9-12 84
  • Mason City John Adams Middle School
    Grades: 7-8 | 554 students
    1.1 miles
    29 S Illinois Ave
    Mason City, IA 50401
    (641) 421-4420
    1.1 7-8 554
  • Mason City Jefferson Elementary School
    Grades: PK-4 | 417 students
    1.2 miles
    1421 4th St. Se
    Mason City, IA 50401
    (641) 421-4411
    1.2 PK-4 417
  • Mason City Mason City High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 991 students
    1.3 miles
    1700 4th St. Se
    Mason City, IA 50401
    (641) 421-4431
    1.3 9-12 991
  • Mason City Hoover Elementary School
    Grades: PK-4 | 416 students
    1.8 miles
    1123 8th St. Nw
    Mason City, IA 50401
    (641) 421-4408
    1.8 PK-4 416

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