Henry A Wallace Elementary School

  • Henry A Wallace Elementary School serves 593 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 90% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 76%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 90% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 74%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Henry A Wallace Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 24%.

Top Placements

Henry A Wallace Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa for:

School Overview

  • Henry A Wallace Elementary School's student population of 593 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students593 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Henry A Wallace Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 1,232 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Henry A Wallace 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 Testing Rank#89 out of 1232 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
90%
76%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
90%
74%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:1n/a
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
11%
3%
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Hispanic
4%
11%
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Black
5%
6%
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White
77%
76%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score0.390.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJohnston Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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