2940 Decatur St
Keokuk, IA 52632
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Hawthorne Elementary School serves 510 students in grades Kindergarten-3.
Hawthorne 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 60-64% (which is approximately equal to the Iowa state average of 64%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (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 19% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 26% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-3
  • Enrollment: 510 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 19%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in IA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Hawthorne Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa for:

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School Overview

Hawthorne Elementary School's student population of 510 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-3
Total Students
510 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
40 teachers
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School Rankings

Hawthorne 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 Hawthorne Elementary School is 0.34, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank
#986 out of 1221 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
68%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
3%
12%
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Black
5%
7%
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White
81%
74%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.34
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Hawthorne Elementary School's ranking?

Hawthorne Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa for: Largest percent of students eligible for free lunch (Top 10%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

60-64% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 64% IA state average), while 35-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 68% IA state average).

How many students attend Hawthorne Elementary School?

510 students attend Hawthorne Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

81% of Hawthorne Elementary School students are White, 9% of students are Two or more races, 5% of students are Black, 3% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Hawthorne Elementary School?

Hawthorne Elementary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Iowa state average of 14:1.

What grades does Hawthorne Elementary School offer ?

Hawthorne Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-3

What school district is Hawthorne Elementary School part of?

Hawthorne Elementary School is part of Keokuk Community School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-3
  • Enrollment: 510 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 19%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

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