Linn-Mar Comm School District

2999 N 10th St
Marion, IA 52302
(District boundaries shown in map)
8/
10
Top 30%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 5%)
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 9 public elementary schools serving 4,264 students in Linn-Mar Comm School District. This district's average elementary testing ranking is 9/10, which is in the top 20% of public elementary schools in Iowa.
Public Elementary Schools in Linn-Mar Comm School District have an average math proficiency score of 78% (versus the Iowa public elementary school average of 65%), and reading proficiency score of 74% (versus the 65% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is less than the Iowa public elementary school average of 27% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (IA)
# Schools
12 Schools
944 Schools
# Students
7,709 Students
325,837 Students
# Teachers
517 Teachers
23,427 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

Linn-Mar Comm School District, which is ranked within the top 20% 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 96% has increased from 93% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (IA)
#68 out of 327 school districts
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Linn-Mar 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 Linn-Mar 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.
76%
68%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Linn-Mar 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.
96%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Linn-Mar Comm   School District and public school graduation rate of IA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.40
0.45
# American Indian Students
12 Students
1,403 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
551 Students
8,024 Students
% Asian Students
7%
2%
# Hispanic Students
390 Students
38,802 Students
% Hispanic Students
5%
12%
# Black Students
416 Students
21,774 Students
% Black Students
5%
7%
# White Students
5,913 Students
238,129 Students
% White Students
77%
73%
# Hawaiian Students
6 Students
1,678 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# Two or more races Students
421 Students
16,016 Students
% of Two or more races Students
6%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
205
17,617
# Students in K Grade:
568
37,395
# Students in 1st Grade:
584
35,185
# Students in 2nd Grade:
540
35,507
# Students in 3rd Grade:
633
35,271
# Students in 4th Grade:
562
34,910
# Students in 5th Grade:
580
35,083
# Students in 6th Grade:
592
36,361
# Students in 7th Grade:
587
26,308
# Students in 8th Grade:
585
24,837
# Students in 9th Grade:
602
1,864
# Students in 10th Grade:
567
1,895
# Students in 11th Grade:
556
1,848
# Students in 12th Grade:
548
1,756
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $16,331 in this school district is less than the state median of $16,392. The school district revenue/student has grown by 13% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $15,582 is less than the state median of $15,968. The school district spending/student has declined by 20% over four school years.
This School District
This State (IA)
Total Revenue
$126 MM
$8,262 MM
This chart display total revenue of Linn-Mar 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
$120 MM
$8,048 MM
This chart display total spending of Linn-Mar 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
$16,331
$16,392
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Linn-Mar 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
$15,582
$15,968
This chart display average spending per public school student in Linn-Mar 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 Linn-Mar Comm School District Public Elementary Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Indian Creek Elementary School
(Math: 90-94% | Reading: 80-84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2900 Indian Creek Rd
Marion, IA 52302
(319) 447-3270
Grades: K-4
| 413 students
Rank: #22.
Echo Hill Elementary School
(Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
400 Echo Hill Road
Marion, IA 52302
(319) 730-3560
Grades: PK-4
| 534 students
Rank: #33.
Hazel Point Intermediate School
(Math: 82% | Reading: 82%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
453 Echo Hill Road
Marion, IA 52302
(319) 447-3001
Grades: 5-6
| 556 students
Rank: #44.
Westfield Elementary School
(Math: 85-89% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
901 E Main St
Robins, IA 52328
(319) 447-3350
Grades: K-4
| 489 students
Rank: #55.
Boulder Peak Intermediate School
(Math: 74% | Reading: 71%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
3920 35th Avenue
Marion, IA 52302
(319) 447-3001
Grades: 5-6
| 616 students
Rank: #66.
Linn Grove Elementary School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2301 50th St
Marion, IA 52302
(319) 730-3500
Grades: PK-4
| 433 students
Rank: #77.
Bowman Woods Elementary School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
151 Boyson Rd Ne
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
(319) 447-3240
Grades: PK-4
| 444 students
Rank: #88.
Wilkins Elementary School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2127 27th St
Marion, IA 52302
(319) 447-3380
Grades: PK-4
| 375 students
Rank: #99.
Novak Elementary School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
401 29th Avenue
Marion, IA 52302
(319) 447-3300
Grades: K-4
| 404 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 12 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 7,709 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 23%
  • : 96% (Top 5% in IA)
  • : Top 30%
  • : 75% (Top 20%)
  • : 76% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

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