Colo-Nesco Community School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 2 public schools serving 442 students in Colo-Nesco Community School District. This district's average testing ranking is 8/10, which is in the top 30% of public schools in Iowa.
Public Schools in Colo-Nesco Community School District have an average math proficiency score of 83% (versus the Iowa public school average of 69%), and reading proficiency score of 72% (versus the 68% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Colo-Nesco Community School District are Colo-nesco Middle/High School and Colo-nesco Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Colo-Nesco Community School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Iowa.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Iowa public school average of 24% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)

Overview

School District Name
Colo-Nesco Community School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (IA)
# Schools
2 Schools
1,329 Schools
# Students
442 Students
502,273 Students
# Teachers
34 Teachers
34,383 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1

District Rank

Colo-Nesco Community School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 330 school districts in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 90% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (IA)
Overall District Rank
#83 out of 330 school districts
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Colo-Nesco Community   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-84%
69%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Colo-Nesco 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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
68%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Colo-Nesco 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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
≥90%
88%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Colo-Nesco Community   School District and public school graduation rate of IA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.11
0.41
# American Indian Students
n/a
1,874 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
2 Students
12,681 Students
% Asian Students
1%
3%
# Hispanic Students
19 Students
54,401 Students
% Hispanic Students
4%
11%
# Black Students
1 Student
30,876 Students
% Black Students
n/a
6%
# White Students
417 Students
381,065 Students
% White Students
94%
76%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
1,349 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
2 Students
20,027 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
38
22,009
# Students in K Grade:
25
38,247
# Students in 1st Grade:
29
34,902
# Students in 2nd Grade:
21
36,010
# Students in 3rd Grade:
26
36,631
# Students in 4th Grade:
29
37,922
# Students in 5th Grade:
32
37,957
# Students in 6th Grade:
32
37,546
# Students in 7th Grade:
30
37,023
# Students in 8th Grade:
41
36,347
# Students in 9th Grade:
33
37,623
# Students in 10th Grade:
40
37,014
# Students in 11th Grade:
33
36,120
# Students in 12th Grade:
33
36,922
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $17,084 is higher than the state median of $14,230. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $14,025 is higher than the state median of $13,767. The school district spending/student has declined by 5% over four school years.
This School District
This State (IA)
Total Revenue
$8 MM
$10 MM
This chart display total revenue of Colo-Nesco Community   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in IA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$6 MM
$10 MM
This chart display total spending of Colo-Nesco Community   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in IA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$17,084
$14,230
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Colo-Nesco Community   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in IA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$14,025
$13,767
This chart display average spending per public school student in Colo-Nesco Community   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in IA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Colo-Nesco Community School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Colo-nesco Middle/High School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
919 West St
Colo, IA 50056
(641) 377-2282
Grades: 5-12
| 274 students
Rank: #22.
Colo-nesco Elementary School
Math: 80-89% | Reading: 50-59%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
407 N Center
Zearing, IA 50278
(641) 487-7411
Grades: PK-4
| 168 students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 442 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 6%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥90% (Top 50% in IA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 80-84% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.11

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