Central Decatur Community School District

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  • For the 2020-21 school year, there are 3 public schools in Central Decatur Community School District, serving 699 students. Central Decatur Community School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Iowa.
  • Public schools in Central Decatur Community School District have an average math proficiency score of 79% (versus the Iowa public school average of 76%), and reading proficiency score of 71% (versus the 74% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is in the 4/10, bottom 50% of public schools in Iowa.
  • The top ranked public schools in Central Decatur Community School District are Central Decatur Ms/hs High School and North Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Iowa public school average of 24% (majority Hispanic).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is less than the Iowa public school average of 15:1.

Overview

School District NameCentral Decatur Community School District
School District Websitehttp://www.centraldecatur.org
School District Phone Number(641) 446-4819
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (IA)
# of Schools3 Schools1,330 Schools
# of Students699 Students502,459 Students
# of Teachers52 Teachers34,396 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1

District Comparison

  • Central Decatur Community School District, which is ranked within the
    4/
    10
    , bottom 50% of all 332 school districts in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 90% has decreased from 90-94% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (IA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
76%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Central Decatur Community   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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
74%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Central Decatur Community   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 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate≥90%
89%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Central Decatur Community   School District and public school graduation rate of IA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.060.41
# of American Indian Studentsn/a1,874 Students
% American Indian Students
n/an/a
# of Asian Studentsn/a12,683 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
3%
# of Hispanic Students16 Students54,404 Students
% Hispanic Students
2%
11%
# of Black Students5 Students30,879 Students
% Black Students
1%
6%
# of White Students676 Students381,240 Students
% White Students
97%
76%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a1,350 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students2 Students20,029 Students
% of Two or more races Students
n/a
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:5922,072
# of Students in Kindergarten:3938,247
# of Students in 1st Grade:3934,902
# of Students in 2nd Grade:4336,010
# of Students in 3rd Grade:5236,631
# of Students in 4th Grade:5337,922
# of Students in 5th Grade:6337,957
# of Students in 6th Grade:5437,546
# of Students in 7th Grade:6137,038
# of Students in 8th Grade:5636,371
# of Students in 9th Grade:5337,643
# of Students in 10th Grade:3537,027
# of Students in 11th Grade:4936,147
# of Students in 12th Grade:4336,946
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $11,319 is higher than the state average of 10550. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $10,808 is higher than the state average of $10,645. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (IA)
Total Revenue$8 MM7427000
This chart display total revenue of Central Decatur Community   School District and average revenue for each school distric in IA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending$8 MM7494000
This chart display total spending of Central Decatur Community   School District and average spending for each school distric in IA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student$11,31910550
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Central Decatur Community   School District and average revenue per public school student in IA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student$10,80810645
This chart display average spending per public school student in Central Decatur Community   School District and average spending per public school student in IA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Central Decatur Community School District Public Schools (2020-21)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Central Decatur Ms/hs High School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank:
    6/
    10
    , Top 50%
    1201 Ne Poplar
    Leon, IA 50144
    (641) 446-4816

    Grades: 7-12 | 297 students
  • North Elementary School Math: 77% | Reading: 67%
    Rank:
    4/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    1203 Ne Poplar Street
    Leon, IA 50144
    (641) 446-4452

    Grades: 3-6 | 222 students
  • South Elementary School
    201 Se 6th St
    Leon, IA 50144
    (641) 446-6521

    Grades: PK-2 | 180 students
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