Iowa City Comm School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 28 public schools serving 14,320 students in Iowa City Comm School District. This district's average testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Iowa.
Public Schools in Iowa City Comm School District have an average math proficiency score of 70% (versus the Iowa public school average of 70%), and reading proficiency score of 68% (versus the 68% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Iowa City Comm School District are Lincoln Elementary School, Wickham Elementary School and Longfellow Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Iowa City Comm School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Iowa.
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Iowa public school average of 26% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Iowa City 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
28 Schools
1,304 Schools
# Students
14,320 Students
498,629 Students
# Teachers
1,004 Teachers
35,053 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

Iowa City 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% 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
#190 out of 330 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Iowa City Comm   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
69%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Iowa City 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)
68%
68%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Iowa City 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%
88%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Iowa City 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
0.64
0.44
# American Indian Students
34 Students
1,790 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
828 Students
12,713 Students
% Asian Students
6%
3%
# Hispanic Students
1,764 Students
58,288 Students
% Hispanic Students
12%
12%
# Black Students
3,078 Students
32,556 Students
% Black Students
22%
7%
# White Students
7,760 Students
368,944 Students
% White Students
54%
74%
# Hawaiian Students
12 Students
1,931 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
844 Students
22,406 Students
% of Two or more races Students
6%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
373
19,994
# Students in K Grade:
1,027
37,666
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,016
35,140
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,085
34,908
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,086
34,516
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,058
34,733
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,129
35,873
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,016
36,868
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,098
38,538
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,096
38,657
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,095
39,103
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,030
38,361
# Students in 11th Grade:
1,119
36,878
# Students in 12th Grade:
1,092
37,394
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $14,144 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 $15,972 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)
$203 MM
$10 MM
This chart display total revenue of Iowa City 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)
$229 MM
$10 MM
This chart display total spending of Iowa City 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
$14,144
$13,939
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Iowa City 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
$15,972
$13,541
This chart display average spending per public school student in Iowa City 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 Iowa City Comm School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Lincoln Elementary School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
300 Teeters Court
Iowa City, IA 52246
(319) 688-1130
Grades: K-6
| 226 students
Rank: #22.
Wickham Elementary School
Math: 92% | Reading: 86%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
601 Oakdale Blvd
Coralville, IA 52241
(319) 688-1175
Grades: K-6
| 360 students
Rank: #33.
Longfellow Elementary School
Math: 87% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1130 Seymour Ave
Iowa City, IA 52240
(319) 688-1135
Grades: K-6
| 392 students
Rank: #44.
Bohumil Shimek Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1400 Grissel Place
Iowa City, IA 52245
(319) 688-1160
Grades: PK-6
| 181 students
Rank: #55.
James Van Allen Elementary School
Math: 83% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
170 Abigail Ave
North Liberty, IA 52317
(319) 688-1185
Grades: PK-6
| 455 students
Rank: #66.
Weber Elementary School
Math: 82% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3850 Rohret Road
Iowa City, IA 52246
(319) 688-1170
Grades: K-6
| 543 students
Rank: #77.
North Central Junior High School
Math: 77% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
180 E. Forevergreen Rd
North Liberty, IA 52317
(319) 688-1210
Grades: 7-8
| 563 students
Rank: #88.
Norman Borlaug Elementary School
Math: 80% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1000 Kennedy Parkway
Coralville, IA 52241
(319) 688-1155
Grades: PK-6
| 458 students
Rank: #99.
Helen Lemme Elementary School
Math: 78% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
3100 Washington St
Iowa City, IA 52245
(319) 688-1125
Grades: K-6
| 339 students
Rank: #1010.
Buford Garner Elementary School
Math: 79% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
80 Birch Street
North Liberty, IA 52317
(319) 688-1190
Grades: PK-6
| 501 students
Rank: #1111.
Penn Elementary School
Math: 76% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
230 N Dubuque St
North Liberty, IA 52317
(319) 688-1150
Grades: PK-6
| 504 students
Rank: #1212.
West Senior High School
Math: 73% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2901 Melrose Ave
Iowa City, IA 52246
(319) 688-1050
Grades: 9-12
| 1,466 students
Rank: #1313.
Ernest Horn Elementary School
Math: 72% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
600 Koser Ave
Iowa City, IA 52246
(319) 688-1115
Grades: PK-6
| 415 students
Rank: #1414.
Northwest Junior High School
Math: 71% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1507 8th St
Coralville, IA 52241
(319) 688-1060
Grades: 7-8
| 815 students
Rank: #1515.
Iowa City High School
Math: 71% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1900 Morningside Dr
Iowa City, IA 52245
(319) 688-1040
Grades: 9-12
| 1,572 students
Rank: #1616.
Liberty High School
Math: 67% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1400 S. Dubuque Street
North Liberty, IA 52317
(319) 688-1210
Grades: 9-12
| 1,155 students
Rank: #1717.
Central Elementary School
Math: 67% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
501 6th St
Coralville, IA 52241
(319) 688-1100
Grades: PK-6
| 491 students
Rank: #1818.
Southeast Junior High School
Math: 62% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2501 Bradford Dr
Iowa City, IA 52240
(319) 688-1070
Grades: 7-8
| 816 students
Rank: #1919.
Robert Lucas Elementary School
Math: 67% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
830 Southlawn Dr
Iowa City, IA 52245
(319) 688-1140
Grades: PK-6
| 309 students
Rank: #2020.
Hills Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
301 Main St
Hills, IA 52235
(319) 688-1105
Grades: PK-6
| 179 students
Rank: #2121.
Horace Mann Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
521 N Dodge St
Iowa City, IA 52245
(319) 688-1145
Grades: PK-6
| 237 students
Rank: #2222.
Grant Wood Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1930 Lakeside Dr
Iowa City, IA 52240
(319) 688-1180
Grades: K-6
| 343 students
Rank: #2323.
Alexander Elementary School
Math: 46% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
3571 Sycamore St.
Iowa City, IA 52240
(319) 688-1095
Grades: PK-6
| 327 students
Rank: #2424.
Mark Twain Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1355 Deforest Avenue
Iowa City, IA 52240
(319) 688-1165
Grades: PK-6
| 232 students
Rank: #2525.
Kirkwood Elementary School
Math: 38% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1401 9th St
Coralville, IA 52241
(319) 688-1120
Grades: PK-6
| 283 students
Rank: #2626.
Elizabeth Tate Alt. High School
Alternative School
Math: 11-19% | Reading: 20-29%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1528 Mall Drive
Iowa City, IA 52240
(319) 688-1080
Grades: 9-12
| 143 students
Rank: n/an/a
1000 North Bend Drive
North Liberty, IA 52317
(319) 688-1500
Grades: PK-6
| 545 students
Rank: n/an/a
1355 Barrington Rd
Iowa City, IA 52240
(319) 688-1110
Grades: PK-6
| 470 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Iowa City Comm School District
  • 1725 N. Dodge Street, Iowa City, IA, 52245
  • (319) 688-1000
  • iowacityschools.org
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 14,320 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 46%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90% (Btm 50% in IA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 71% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 68% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

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