Creston Comm School District

801 N. Elm Street
Creston, IA 50801
(District boundaries shown in map)
4/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 5%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 4 public schools serving 1,384 students in Creston Comm School District. This district's average testing ranking is 4/10, 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 63% (versus the Iowa public school average of 64%), and reading proficiency score of 69% (versus the 68% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Iowa public school average of 27% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (IA)
# Schools
4 Schools
1,326 Schools
# Students
1,384 Students
504,006 Students
# Teachers
110 Teachers
35,084 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1

District Rank

Creston Comm School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 327 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 95% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (IA)
#206 out of 327 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Creston Comm   School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
63%
64%
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 2020-21 school year data.
69%
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 2020-21 school year data.
≥95%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Creston Comm   School District and public school graduation rate of IA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.22
0.45
# American Indian Students
4 Students
1,945 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
8 Students
12,630 Students
% Asian Students
1%
3%
# Hispanic Students
101 Students
60,805 Students
% Hispanic Students
8%
12%
# Black Students
17 Students
33,290 Students
% Black Students
1%
7%
# White Students
1,221 Students
369,175 Students
% White Students
88%
73%
# Hawaiian Students
3 Students
2,364 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
30 Students
23,738 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
36
22,680
# Students in K Grade:
98
38,679
# Students in 1st Grade:
82
35,185
# Students in 2nd Grade:
80
35,507
# Students in 3rd Grade:
82
35,271
# Students in 4th Grade:
80
34,910
# Students in 5th Grade:
92
35,083
# Students in 6th Grade:
89
36,361
# Students in 7th Grade:
103
37,347
# Students in 8th Grade:
106
38,760
# Students in 9th Grade:
135
40,176
# Students in 10th Grade:
144
38,936
# Students in 11th Grade:
137
37,654
# Students in 12th Grade:
120
37,457
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $18,023 is higher than the state median of $16,392. The school district revenue/student has grown by 11% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $15,530 is less than the state median of $15,968. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (IA)
Total Revenue
$25 MM
$8,262 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 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$22 MM
$8,048 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 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$18,023
$16,392
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Creston Comm   School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in IA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$15,530
$15,968
This chart display average spending per public school student in Creston Comm   School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in IA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Creston Comm School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Creston High School
(Math: 63% | Reading: 78%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
601 W Townline
Creston, IA 50801
(641) 782-2116
Grades: 9-12
| 536 students
Rank: #22.
Creston Middle School
(Math: 65% | Reading: 74%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
805 Academic Ave.
Creston, IA 50801
(641) 782-2129
Grades: 6-8
| 298 students
Rank: #33.
Creston Elementary School
(Math: 60% | Reading: 49%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
805 Academic Ave
Creston, IA 50801
(641) 782-1155
Grades: 1-5
| 416 students
Rank: n/an/a
901 N Elm St
Creston, IA 50801
(641) 782-2724
Grades: PK-K
| 134 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Creston Comm School District?
Creston Comm School District manages 4 public schools serving 1,384 students.
What is the rank of Creston Comm School District?
Creston Comm School District is ranked #203 out of 327 school districts in Iowa (bottom 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Iowa school districts for: Highest graduation rate (Top 5%)
What is the racial composition of students in Creston Comm School District?
88% of Creston Comm School District students are White, 8% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Creston Comm School District?
Creston Comm School District has a student/teacher ratio of 13:1, which is lower than the Iowa state average of 14:1.
What is Creston Comm School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $15,530 is less than the state median of $15,968. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 4 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 1,384 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 12%
  • : ≥95% (Top 5% in IA)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 63% (Btm 50%)
  • : 69% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

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