Helen A Hansen Elementary School
Helen A Hansen Elementary School serves 619 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Helen A Hansen Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 89% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 69%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 84% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 68%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 24% (majority Hispanic).
Helen A Hansen Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Helen A Hansen Elementary School's student population of 619 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Helen A Hansen Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 1,227 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Helen A Hansen Elementary School is 0.27, 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 Data
State Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank
#71 out of 1227 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education
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