Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn Comm School District

400 East Fenton
Marcus, IA 51035
(District boundaries shown in map)
8/
10
Top 30%

Top Rankings

Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn Comm School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Iowa for:

Category
Attribute
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 2 public schools serving 368 students in Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn Comm School District. This district's average testing ranking is 8/10, which is in the top 30% of public schools in Iowa.
Public Schools in Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn Comm School District have an average math proficiency score of 75% (versus the Iowa public school average of 64%), and reading proficiency score of 74% (versus the 68% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 7% 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
2 Schools
1,326 Schools
# Students
368 Students
504,006 Students
# Teachers
25 Teachers
35,084 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn Comm School District, which is ranked within the top 30% 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 increased from 80% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (IA)
#76 out of 327 school districts
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn Comm   School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
70-74%
64%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn 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.
75-79%
68%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn 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 Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn Comm   School District and public school graduation rate of IA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.14
0.45
# American Indian Students
4 Students
1,945 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
n/a
# Asian Students
n/a
12,630 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
3%
# Hispanic Students
11 Students
60,805 Students
% Hispanic Students
3%
12%
# Black Students
3 Students
33,290 Students
% Black Students
1%
7%
# White Students
341 Students
369,175 Students
% White Students
93%
73%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
2,364 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
9 Students
23,738 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
29
22,680
# Students in K Grade:
33
38,679
# Students in 1st Grade:
28
35,185
# Students in 2nd Grade:
30
35,507
# Students in 3rd Grade:
31
35,271
# Students in 4th Grade:
22
34,910
# Students in 5th Grade:
-
35,083
# Students in 6th Grade:
-
36,361
# Students in 7th Grade:
-
37,347
# Students in 8th Grade:
-
38,760
# Students in 9th Grade:
49
40,176
# Students in 10th Grade:
54
38,936
# Students in 11th Grade:
52
37,654
# Students in 12th Grade:
40
37,457
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $19,995 is higher 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 $17,810 is higher 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
$7 MM
$8,262 MM
This chart display total revenue of Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn 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
$7 MM
$8,048 MM
This chart display total spending of Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn 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
$19,995
$16,392
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn 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
$17,810
$15,968
This chart display average spending per public school student in Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn 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 Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn Comm School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Mmcru High School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
400 E Fenton St
Marcus, IA 51035
(712) 376-4172
Grades: 9-12
| 195 students
Rank: #22.
Mmcru Marcus Elementary School
(Math: 80-89% | Reading: 60-69%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
500 E Fenton St
Marcus, IA 51035
(712) 376-2615
Grades: PK-4
| 173 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn Comm School District?
Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn Comm School District manages 2 public schools serving 368 students.
What is the rank of Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn Comm School District?
Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn Comm School District is ranked #79 out of 327 school districts in Iowa (top 30%) 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 reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%)
What is the racial composition of students in Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn Comm School District?
93% of Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn Comm School District students are White, 3% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn Comm School District?
Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn Comm School District has a student/teacher ratio of 15:1, which is higher than the Iowa state average of 14:1.
What is Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn Comm School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $17,810 is higher 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: 2 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 368 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 7%
  • : ≥90% (Top 50% in IA)
  • : Top 30%
  • : 70-74% (Top 30%)
  • : 75-79% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

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