Charter Oak-Ute Community School District
- For the 2021 school year, there are 2 public schools in Charter Oak-Ute Community School District, serving 198 students. Charter Oak-Ute Community School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Iowa.
- Public schools in Charter Oak-Ute Community School District have an average math proficiency score of 74% (versus the Iowa public school average of 76%), and reading proficiency score of 75% (versus the 74% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Iowa.
- Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Iowa public school average of 24% (majority Hispanic).
- The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is less than the Iowa public school average of 15:1.
|School District Name||Charter Oak-Ute Community School District|
|School District Website||http://www.co-u.net|
|School District Phone Number||(712) 678-3325|
|School District Grades Offered||PK - 12|
|2017-2018 School Year Data||This School District||This State (IA)|
|# of Schools||2 Schools||1,330 Schools|
|# of Students||198 Students||502,459 Students|
|# of Teachers||20 Teachers||34,396 Teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||10:1||15:1|
- Charter Oak-Ute Community School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 332 school districts in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
|Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data||This School District||State Average (IA)|
|Overall Testing Rank||#265 out of 333 school districts|
|Math Test Scores (% Proficient)|
|Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)|
|Graduation Rate (16-17)|
Students by Ethnicity:
|# of American Indian Students||n/a||1,874 Students|
|% American Indian Students||n/a||n/a|
|# of Asian Students||2 Students||12,683 Students|
|% Asian Students|
|# of Hispanic Students||14 Students||54,404 Students|
|% Hispanic Students|
|# of Black Students||1 Student||30,879 Students|
|% Black Students|
|# of White Students||179 Students||381,240 Students|
|% White Students|
|# of Hawaiian Students||n/a||1,350 Students|
|% of Hawaiian Students||n/a||n/a|
|# of Two or more races Students||2 Students||20,029 Students|
|% of Two or more races Students|
Students by Grade:
|# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:||17||22,072|
|# of Students in Kindergarten:||22||38,247|
|# of Students in 1st Grade:||18||34,902|
|# of Students in 2nd Grade:||27||36,010|
|# of Students in 3rd Grade:||19||36,631|
|# of Students in 4th Grade:||18||37,922|
|# of Students in 5th Grade:||30||37,957|
|# of Students in 6th Grade:||17||37,546|
|# of Students in 7th Grade:||13||37,038|
|# of Students in 8th Grade:||17||36,371|
|# of Students in 9th Grade:||-||37,643|
|# of Students in 10th Grade:||-||37,027|
|# of Students in 11th Grade:||-||36,147|
|# of Students in 12th Grade:||-||36,946|
|# of Ungraded Students:||-||-|
Fiscal Data Comparison
- The revenue/student of $22,439 is higher than the state median of $14,090. The school district revenue/student has grown by 47% over four school years.
- The school district's spending/student of $20,354 is higher than the state median of $13,630. The school district spending/student has grown by 47% over four school years.
|Definition of Terms 2016-2017||This School District||This State (IA)|
|Total Revenue||$4 MM||$10 MM|
|Spending||$4 MM||$10 MM|
|Revenue / Student||$22,439||$14,090|
|Revenue / Student||$20,354||$13,630|
Charter Oak-Ute Community School District Public Schools (2021)
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