Clarke Community School District

802 North Jackson
Osceola, IA 50213
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)
For the 2023 school year, there are 3 public schools serving 1,339 students in Clarke Community 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 Clarke Community School District have an average math proficiency score of 55% (versus the Iowa public school average of 70%), and reading proficiency score of 57% (versus the 68% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Iowa public school average of 26% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (IA)
# Schools
3 Schools
1,304 Schools
# Students
1,339 Students
498,629 Students
# Teachers
112 Teachers
35,053 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1

District Rank

Clarke Community School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 326 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 90-94% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (IA)
Overall District Rank
#306 out of 327 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Clarke Community   School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
64%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Clarke 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 2020-21 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
68%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Clarke 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 2020-21 school year data.
Graduation Rate
90-94%
89%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Clarke Community   School District and public school graduation rate of IA by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.50
0.44
# American Indian Students
n/a
1,790 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
4 Students
12,713 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
3%
# Hispanic Students
472 Students
58,288 Students
% Hispanic Students
35%
12%
# Black Students
5 Students
32,556 Students
% Black Students
n/a
7%
# White Students
828 Students
368,944 Students
% White Students
62%
74%
# Hawaiian Students
7 Students
1,931 Students
% Hawaiian Students
1%
n/a
# Two or more races Students
23 Students
22,406 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
50
19,994
# Students in K Grade:
95
37,666
# Students in 1st Grade:
88
35,140
# Students in 2nd Grade:
96
34,908
# Students in 3rd Grade:
76
34,516
# Students in 4th Grade:
87
34,733
# Students in 5th Grade:
105
35,873
# Students in 6th Grade:
110
36,868
# Students in 7th Grade:
116
38,538
# Students in 8th Grade:
109
38,657
# Students in 9th Grade:
122
39,103
# Students in 10th Grade:
101
38,361
# Students in 11th Grade:
96
36,878
# Students in 12th Grade:
88
37,394
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $14,145 is higher than the state median of $13,939. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $13,187 is less than the state median of $13,541. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (IA)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$19 MM
$10 MM
This chart display total revenue of Clarke Community   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in IA by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$18 MM
$10 MM
This chart display total spending of Clarke Community   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in IA by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$14,145
$13,939
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Clarke Community   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in IA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$13,187
$13,541
This chart display average spending per public school student in Clarke Community   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in IA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Clarke Community School District Public Schools (2023)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Clarke Community High School
Math: 49% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
800 N Jackson St
Osceola, IA 50213
(641) 342-6505
Grades: 9-12
| 407 students
Rank: #22.
Clarke Middle School
Math: 44% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
800 N Jackson St
Osceola, IA 50213
(641) 342-4221
Grades: 6-8
| 335 students
Rank: #33.
Clarke Community Elementary School
Math: 48% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
420 E Jefferson St
Osceola, IA 50213
(641) 342-6320
Grades: PK-5
| 597 students

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • District size: 3 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 1,339 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 38%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 30% in IA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 47% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 58% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

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