Horace Mann Elementary School serves 237 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Horace Mann 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 top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 64%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is approximately equal to 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 40% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Iowa state average of 26% (majority Hispanic and Black).
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: Prekindergarten-6
- Enrollment: 237 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
- Minority Enrollment: 40%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in IA
- Math Proficiency: 55-59% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 65-69% (Top 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education
Horace Mann Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa for:
Most improved public schools
Horace Mann Elementary School's student population of 237 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
(offers virtual instruction)
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Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Horace Mann 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 Horace Mann Elementary School is 0.59, which is more 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
State Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank
#799 out of 1221 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Horace Mann Elementary School's ranking?
Horace Mann Elementary School is ranked #799 out of 1,221 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Iowa.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
55-59% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 64% IA state average), while 65-69% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 68% IA state average).
How many students attend Horace Mann Elementary School?
237 students attend Horace Mann Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
60% of Horace Mann Elementary School students are White, 19% of students are Hispanic, 12% of students are Black, 7% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Horace Mann Elementary School?
Horace Mann Elementary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Iowa state average of 14:1.
What grades does Horace Mann Elementary School offer ?
Horace Mann Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Horace Mann Elementary School part of?
Horace Mann Elementary School is part of Iowa City Community School District.
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First Day of School
August 23, 2023 (Wednesday)
First Day of Preschool
August 29, 2023 (Tuesday)
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