Creston Comm School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 4 public schools serving 1,375 students in Creston Comm School District. This district's average testing ranking is 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Iowa.
Public Schools in Creston Comm School District have an average math proficiency score of 64% (versus the Iowa public school average of 70%), and reading proficiency score of 65% (versus the 68% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Creston Comm School District are Creston High School, Creston Middle School and Creston Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Creston Comm School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Iowa.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Iowa public school average of 26% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

School District Name
Creston Comm School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (IA)
# Schools
4 Schools
1,304 Schools
# Students
1,375 Students
498,629 Students
# Teachers
110 Teachers
35,053 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1

District Rank

Creston Comm 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 2018-2019 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
#252 out of 330 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Creston Comm   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
69%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Creston 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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
68%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Creston 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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
90-94%
88%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Creston Comm   School District and public school graduation rate of IA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.21
0.44
# American Indian Students
4 Students
1,790 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
10 Students
12,713 Students
% Asian Students
1%
3%
# Hispanic Students
88 Students
58,288 Students
% Hispanic Students
6%
12%
# Black Students
15 Students
32,556 Students
% Black Students
1%
7%
# White Students
1,220 Students
368,944 Students
% White Students
89%
74%
# Hawaiian Students
3 Students
1,931 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
35 Students
22,406 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
8
19,994
# Students in K Grade:
96
37,666
# Students in 1st Grade:
88
35,140
# Students in 2nd Grade:
79
34,908
# Students in 3rd Grade:
78
34,516
# Students in 4th Grade:
85
34,733
# Students in 5th Grade:
91
35,873
# Students in 6th Grade:
107
36,868
# Students in 7th Grade:
106
38,538
# Students in 8th Grade:
117
38,657
# Students in 9th Grade:
142
39,103
# Students in 10th Grade:
136
38,361
# Students in 11th Grade:
122
36,878
# Students in 12th Grade:
120
37,394
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $15,640 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 $13,563 is higher 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)
$22 MM
$10 MM
This chart display total revenue of Creston Comm   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)
$19 MM
$10 MM
This chart display total spending of Creston Comm   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
$15,640
$13,939
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Creston Comm   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
$13,563
$13,541
This chart display average spending per public school student in Creston Comm   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 Creston Comm School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Creston High School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
601 W Townline
Creston, IA 50801
(641) 782-2116
Grades: 9-12
| 520 students
Rank: #22.
Creston Middle School
Math: 65% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
805 Academic Ave.
Creston, IA 50801
(641) 782-2129
Grades: 6-8
| 330 students
Rank: #33.
Creston Elementary School
Math: 65% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
805 Academic Ave
Creston, IA 50801
(641) 782-1155
Grades: 1-5
| 421 students
Rank: n/an/a
901 N Elm St
Creston, IA 50801
(641) 782-2724
Grades: PK-K
| 104 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Creston Comm School District
  • 801 N. Elm Street, Creston, IA, 50801
  • (641) 782-7028
  • crestonschools.org
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 1,375 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 11%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 30% in IA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 63% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

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