Bedford Comm School District

906 Pennsylvania St
Bedford, IA 50833
(District boundaries shown in map)
10/
10
Top 5%

Top Rankings

Bedford Comm School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Iowa for:

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 5%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 10%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 5%)
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there is 1 public preschool serving 287 students in Bedford Comm School District. This district's average pre testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 5% of public pre schools in Iowa.
Public Preschool in Bedford Comm School District have an average math proficiency score of 87% (versus the Iowa public pre school average of 67%), and reading proficiency score of 87% (versus the 63% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Iowa public preschool average of 25% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (IA)
# Schools
2 Schools
481 Schools
# Students
510 Students
151,188 Students
# Teachers
41 Teachers
10,908 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1

District Rank

Bedford Comm School District, which is ranked within the top 5% of all 327 school districts in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 80% has decreased from 90% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (IA)
#12 out of 327 school districts
(Top 5%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Bedford Comm   School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
81%
64%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Bedford Comm   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of IA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
85%
68%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Bedford Comm   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of IA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
≥80%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Bedford Comm   School District and public school graduation rate of IA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.09
0.42
# American Indian Students
n/a
533 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
n/a
3,081 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
2%
# Hispanic Students
9 Students
16,853 Students
% Hispanic Students
2%
11%
# Black Students
2 Students
9,355 Students
% Black Students
n/a
6%
# White Students
487 Students
113,468 Students
% White Students
96%
75%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
689 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# Two or more races Students
12 Students
7,206 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
35
22,497
# Students in K Grade:
51
26,794
# Students in 1st Grade:
42
22,885
# Students in 2nd Grade:
38
21,686
# Students in 3rd Grade:
48
19,680
# Students in 4th Grade:
39
17,713
# Students in 5th Grade:
34
13,769
# Students in 6th Grade:
32
5,578
# Students in 7th Grade:
27
124
# Students in 8th Grade:
33
143
# Students in 9th Grade:
28
64
# Students in 10th Grade:
43
83
# Students in 11th Grade:
33
82
# Students in 12th Grade:
27
90
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $16,690 is higher than the state median of $16,392. The school district revenue/student has grown by 14% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $14,412 is less than the state median of $15,968. The school district spending/student has grown by 9% over four school years.
This School District
This State (IA)
Total Revenue
$9 MM
$8,262 MM
This chart display total revenue of Bedford Comm   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in IA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$7 MM
$8,048 MM
This chart display total spending of Bedford Comm   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in IA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$16,690
$16,392
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Bedford Comm   School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in IA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$14,412
$15,968
This chart display average spending per public school student in Bedford Comm   School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in IA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Bedford Comm School District Public Preschools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Bedford Elementary School
(Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
906 Pennsylvania St
Bedford, IA 50833
(712) 523-2116
Grades: PK-5
| 287 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 2 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 510 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 5%
  • : ≥80% (Btm 50% in IA)
  • : Top 5%
  • : 81% (Top 10%)
  • : 85% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

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