Hawarden Elementary School

  • Hawarden Elementary School serves 239 students in grades 2-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-74% (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 65-69% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 75%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Hawarden 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Iowa state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Iowa state average of 24%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Hawarden Elementary School's student population of 239 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 16 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 2-5
Total Students239 students
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Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Hawarden Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,239 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Hawarden Elementary School is 0.50, which is more 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 (16-17)#962 out of 1239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
77%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
75%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
n/an/a
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
37%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Hawarden Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Iowa by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
n/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Hawarden Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Iowa by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
61%
76%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Hawarden Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IA.
Diversity Score0.500.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Hawarden Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Iowa by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Hawarden 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 NameWest Sioux Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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