Linn-Mar Community School District

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

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2023 school year, there are 12 public schools serving 7,677 students in Linn-Mar Community School District. This district's average testing ranking is 9/10, which is in the top 20% of public schools in Iowa.
Public Schools in Linn-Mar Community School District have an average math proficiency score of 82% (versus the Iowa public school average of 70%), and reading proficiency score of 80% (versus the 68% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is less than the Iowa public school average of 26% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (IA)
# Schools
12 Schools
1,304 Schools
# Students
7,677 Students
498,629 Students
# Teachers
496 Teachers
35,053 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

Linn-Mar Community School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 326 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 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
#68 out of 327 school districts
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Linn-Mar Community   School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
64%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Linn-Mar Community   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.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
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 Community   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.
Graduation Rate
94%
89%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Linn-Mar Community   School District and public school graduation rate of IA by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.39
0.44
# American Indian Students
12 Students
1,790 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
531 Students
12,713 Students
% Asian Students
7%
3%
# Hispanic Students
368 Students
58,288 Students
% Hispanic Students
5%
12%
# Black Students
399 Students
32,556 Students
% Black Students
5%
7%
# White Students
5,948 Students
368,944 Students
% White Students
78%
74%
# Hawaiian Students
7 Students
1,931 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
412 Students
22,406 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
208
19,994
# Students in K Grade:
599
37,666
# Students in 1st Grade:
525
35,140
# Students in 2nd Grade:
642
34,908
# Students in 3rd Grade:
556
34,516
# Students in 4th Grade:
560
34,733
# Students in 5th Grade:
585
35,873
# Students in 6th Grade:
592
36,868
# Students in 7th Grade:
576
38,538
# Students in 8th Grade:
601
38,657
# Students in 9th Grade:
579
39,103
# Students in 10th Grade:
555
38,361
# Students in 11th Grade:
532
36,878
# Students in 12th Grade:
567
37,394
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $13,379 in this school district is less 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 $12,127 is less 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)
$103 MM
$10 MM
This chart display total revenue of Linn-Mar Community   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)
$93 MM
$10 MM
This chart display total spending of Linn-Mar Community   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
$13,379
$13,939
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Linn-Mar Community   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
$12,127
$13,541
This chart display average spending per public school student in Linn-Mar Community   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 Linn-Mar Community School District Public Schools (2023)

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
| 418 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
| 497 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
| 532 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
| 519 students
Rank: #55.
Oak Ridge School
Math: 76% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4901 Alburnett Road
Marion, IA 52302
(319) 447-3410
Grades: 7-8
| 542 students
Rank: #66.
Linn-mar High School
Math: 73% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3111 N 10th St
Marion, IA 52302
(319) 447-3040
Grades: 9-12
| 2,233 students
Rank: #77.
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
| 645 students
Rank: #88.
Excelsior Middle School
Math: 71% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
3555 N 10th St
Marion, IA 52302
(319) 447-3130
Grades: 7-8
| 635 students
Rank: #99.
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
| 451 students
Rank: #1010.
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
| 431 students
Rank: #1111.
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
| 369 students
Rank: #1212.
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
| 405 students

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • District size: 12 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 7,677 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 23%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 94% (Top 30% in IA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 75% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 76% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

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