Cedar Rapids Comm School District

2500 Edgewood Rd Nw
Cedar Rapids, IA 52405
(District boundaries shown in map)
1/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 33 public schools serving 15,430 students in Cedar Rapids Comm School District. This district's average testing ranking is 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Iowa.
Public Schools in Cedar Rapids Comm School District have an average math proficiency score of 50% (versus the Iowa public school average of 64%), and reading proficiency score of 59% (versus the 68% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Iowa public school average of 27% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (IA)
# Schools
33 Schools
1,326 Schools
# Students
15,430 Students
504,006 Students
# Teachers
1,031 Teachers
35,084 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

Cedar Rapids Comm School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 79% has decreased from 84% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (IA)
#296 out of 327 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Cedar Rapids Comm   School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
50%
64%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Cedar Rapids 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.
59%
68%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Cedar Rapids 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.
79%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Cedar Rapids Comm   School District and public school graduation rate of IA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.61
0.45
# American Indian Students
34 Students
1,945 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
312 Students
12,630 Students
% Asian Students
2%
3%
# Hispanic Students
1,289 Students
60,805 Students
% Hispanic Students
8%
12%
# Black Students
3,004 Students
33,290 Students
% Black Students
19%
7%
# White Students
9,047 Students
369,175 Students
% White Students
59%
73%
# Hawaiian Students
89 Students
2,364 Students
% Hawaiian Students
1%
n/a
# Two or more races Students
1,646 Students
23,738 Students
% of Two or more races Students
11%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
596
22,680
# Students in K Grade:
1,184
38,679
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,073
35,185
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,122
35,507
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,065
35,271
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,060
34,910
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,069
35,083
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,095
36,361
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,114
37,347
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,186
38,760
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,275
40,176
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,252
38,936
# Students in 11th Grade:
1,191
37,654
# Students in 12th Grade:
1,148
37,457
# Ungraded Students:
-
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District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $17,831 is higher than the state median of $16,392. The school district revenue/student has grown by 10% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $17,231 is higher than the state median of $15,968. The school district spending/student has grown by 13% over four school years.
This School District
This State (IA)
Total Revenue
$275 MM
$8,262 MM
This chart display total revenue of Cedar Rapids 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
$266 MM
$8,048 MM
This chart display total spending of Cedar Rapids 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
$17,831
$16,392
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Cedar Rapids 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
$17,231
$15,968
This chart display average spending per public school student in Cedar Rapids 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 Cedar Rapids Comm School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Viola Gibson Elementary School
(Math: 79% | Reading: 77%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
6101 Gibson Dr Ne
Cedar Rapids, IA 52411
(319) 558-2920
Grades: PK-5
| 577 students
Rank: #22.
John F Kennedy High School
(Math: 63% | Reading: 77%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
4545 Wenig Rd Ne
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
(319) 558-2251
Grades: 9-12
| 1,741 students
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
Jackson Elementary School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1300 38th St Nw
Cedar Rapids, IA 52405
(319) 558-2471
Grades: PK-5
| 312 students
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
West Willow Elementary School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
6225 1st Ave Sw
Cedar Rapids, IA 52405
(319) 558-3130
Grades: PK-5
| 453 students
Rank: #55.
Truman Elementary School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
441 West Post Rd Nw
Cedar Rapids, IA 52405
(319) 558-2375
Grades: K-5
| 240 students
Rank: #66.
Harding Middle School
(Math: 61% | Reading: 69%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
4801 Golf St Ne
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
(319) 558-2254
Grades: 6-8
| 712 students
Rank: #77.
Pierce Elementary School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
4343 Marilyn Dr Ne
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
(319) 558-2373
Grades: K-5
| 327 students
Rank: #88.
Taft Middle School
(Math: 60% | Reading: 63%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
5200 E Ave Nw
Cedar Rapids, IA 52405
(319) 558-2243
Grades: 6-8
| 574 students
Rank: #9 - 129. - 12.
Arthur Elementary School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2630 B Ave Ne
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
(319) 558-2264
Grades: PK-5
| 288 students
Rank: #9 - 129. - 12.
Hiawatha Elementary School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
603 Emmons St
Hiawatha, IA 52233
(319) 558-2172
Grades: PK-5
| 319 students
Rank: #9 - 129. - 12.
Kenwood Leadership School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3700 E Ave Ne
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
(319) 558-2273
Grades: PK-5
| 418 students
Rank: #9 - 129. - 12.
Nixon Elementary School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
200 Nixon Dr
Hiawatha, IA 52233
(319) 558-2188
Grades: PK-5
| 304 students
Rank: #1313.
George Washington High School
(Math: 44% | Reading: 62%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2205 Forest Dr Se
Cedar Rapids, IA 52403
(319) 558-3011
Grades: 9-12
| 1,272 students
Rank: #1414.
Franklin Middle School
(Math: 49% | Reading: 59%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
300 20th St Ne
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
(319) 558-2452
Grades: 6-8
| 534 students
Rank: #1515.
Thomas Jefferson High School
(Math: 41% | Reading: 62%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1243 20th St Sw
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
(319) 558-2435
Grades: 9-12
| 1,545 students
Rank: #1616.
Erskine Elementary School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
600 36th St Se
Cedar Rapids, IA 52403
(319) 558-2364
Grades: K-5
| 276 students
Rank: #1717.
Madison Elementary School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1341 Woodside Dr Nw
Cedar Rapids, IA 52405
(319) 555-2000
Grades: K-5
| 165 students
Rank: #1818.
Grant Wood Elementary School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
645 26th St Se
Cedar Rapids, IA 52403
(319) 558-2467
Grades: PK-5
| 347 students
Rank: #1919.
Mckinley Steam Academy
(Math: 45% | Reading: 55%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
620 10th St Se
Cedar Rapids, IA 52403
(319) 558-2348
Grades: 6-8
| 486 students
Rank: #2020.
Wright Elementary School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1524 Hollywood Blvd Ne
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
(319) 558-2278
Grades: PK-5
| 305 students
Rank: #2121.
Wilson Middle School
(Math: 42% | Reading: 49%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2301 J St Sw
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
(319) 558-3387
Grades: 6-8
| 402 students
Rank: #2222.
Cleveland Elementary School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2200 1st Ave Nw
Cedar Rapids, IA 52405
(319) 558-2463
Grades: PK-5
| 330 students
Rank: #2323.
Roosevelt Creative Corridor Business Academy
(Math: 36% | Reading: 47%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
300 13th St Nw
Cedar Rapids, IA 52405
(319) 558-2153
Grades: 6-8
| 560 students
Rank: #2424.
Van Buren Elementary School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2525 29th St Sw
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
(319) 558-2377
Grades: K-5
| 363 students
Rank: #25 - 2625. - 26.
Harrison Elementary School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1310 11th St Nw
Cedar Rapids, IA 52405
(319) 558-2269
Grades: PK-5
| 305 students
Rank: #25 - 2625. - 26.
Hoover Elementary School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
4141 Johnson Ave Nw
Cedar Rapids, IA 52405
(319) 558-2369
Grades: PK-5
| 412 students
Rank: #27 - 2827. - 28.
Grant Elementary School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
254 Outlook Dr Sw
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
(319) 558-2020
Grades: K-5
| 289 students
Rank: #27 - 2827. - 28.
Johnson Steam School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
355 18th St Se
Cedar Rapids, IA 52403
(319) 558-4714
Grades: K-5
| 334 students
Rank: #2929.
Garfield Elementary School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1201 Maplewood Dr Ne
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
(319) 558-2169
Grades: K-5
| 209 students
Rank: #3030.
Cedar River At Taylor
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
720 7th Ave Sw
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
(319) 558-2477
Grades: PK-5
| 325 students
Rank: #3131.
Metro High School
Alternative School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1212 7th St Se
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
(319) 558-2193
Grades: 9-12
| 308 students
Rank: n/an/a
2500 Egewood Rd
Cedar Rapids, IA 52405
(319) 558-3986
Grades: 6-8
| 127 students
Rank: n/an/a
2500 Edgewood Rd
Cedar Rapids, IA 52405
(319) 558-3986
Grades: K-5
| 271 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Cedar Rapids Comm School District?
Cedar Rapids Comm School District manages 33 public schools serving 15,430 students.
What is the rank of Cedar Rapids Comm School District?
Cedar Rapids Comm School District is ranked #302 out of 327 school districts in Iowa (bottom 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Iowa school districts for: Most diverse schools (Top 1%) and Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Cedar Rapids Comm School District?
59% of Cedar Rapids Comm School District students are White, 19% of students are Black, 11% of students are Two or more races, 8% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Cedar Rapids Comm School District?
Cedar Rapids Comm School District has a student/teacher ratio of 14:1, which is equal to the Iowa state average of 14:1.
What is Cedar Rapids Comm School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $17,231 is higher than the state median of $15,968. The school district spending/student has grown by 13% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 33 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 15,430 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 41%
  • : 79% (Btm 50% in IA)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 50% (Btm 50%)
  • : 59% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

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