Earlham Comm School District

535 N Chestnut Ave
Earlham, IA 50072
(District boundaries shown in map)
8/
10
Top 30%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 3 public schools serving 638 students in Earlham Comm School District. This district's average testing ranking is 7/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Iowa.
Public Schools in Earlham Comm School District have an average math proficiency score of 73% (versus the Iowa public school average of 64%), and reading proficiency score of 72% (versus the 68% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Iowa public school average of 27% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (IA)
# Schools
3 Schools
1,326 Schools
# Students
638 Students
504,006 Students
# Teachers
47 Teachers
35,084 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

Earlham Comm School District, which is ranked within the top 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 90% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School District
State Average (IA)
#92 out of 327 school districts
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Earlham Comm   School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
75%
64%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Earlham 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.
72%
68%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Earlham 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.
≥90%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Earlham Comm   School District and public school graduation rate of IA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.12
0.45
# American Indian Students
2 Students
1,945 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
n/a
12,630 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
3%
# Hispanic Students
13 Students
60,805 Students
% Hispanic Students
2%
12%
# Black Students
10 Students
33,290 Students
% Black Students
2%
7%
# White Students
599 Students
369,175 Students
% White Students
94%
73%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
2,364 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
14 Students
23,738 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
34
22,680
# Students in K Grade:
49
38,679
# Students in 1st Grade:
52
35,185
# Students in 2nd Grade:
36
35,507
# Students in 3rd Grade:
45
35,271
# Students in 4th Grade:
47
34,910
# Students in 5th Grade:
40
35,083
# Students in 6th Grade:
41
36,361
# Students in 7th Grade:
47
37,347
# Students in 8th Grade:
54
38,760
# Students in 9th Grade:
44
40,176
# Students in 10th Grade:
46
38,936
# Students in 11th Grade:
44
37,654
# Students in 12th Grade:
59
37,457
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $14,517 in this school district is less than the state median of $16,392. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $11,926 is less than the state median of $15,968. The school district spending/student has declined by 5% over four school years.
This School District
This State (IA)
Total Revenue
$9 MM
$8,262 MM
This chart display total revenue of Earlham 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
$8 MM
$8,048 MM
This chart display total spending of Earlham 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
$14,517
$16,392
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Earlham 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
$11,926
$15,968
This chart display average spending per public school student in Earlham 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 Earlham Comm School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Earlham Middle School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
535 N Chestnut Ave
Earlham, IA 50072
(515) 758-2214
Grades: 6-8
| 142 students
Rank: #22.
Earlham Elementary School
(Math: 80-84% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
535 N Chestnut Ave
Earlham, IA 50072
(515) 758-2213
Grades: PK-5
| 303 students
Rank: #33.
Earlham Senior High School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
535 N Chestnut Ave
Earlham, IA 50072
(515) 758-2235
Grades: 9-12
| 193 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Earlham Comm School District?
Earlham Comm School District manages 3 public schools serving 638 students.
What is the rank of Earlham Comm School District?
Earlham Comm School District is ranked #110 out of 327 school districts in Iowa (top 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 math proficiency (Top 20%)
What is the racial composition of students in Earlham Comm School District?
94% of Earlham Comm School District students are White, 2% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Black, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Earlham Comm School District?
Earlham Comm School District has a student/teacher ratio of 14:1, which is equal to the Iowa state average of 14:1.
What is Earlham Comm School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $11,926 is less than the state median of $15,968. The school district spending/student has declined by 5% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 3 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 638 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 6%
  • : ≥90% (Top 50% in IA)
  • : Top 30%
  • : 75% (Top 20%)
  • : 72% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

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