Marshalltown Comm School District

1002 South 3rd Ave.
Marshalltown, IA 50158-3987
(District boundaries shown in map)
1/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Marshalltown 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%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 8 public elementary schools serving 2,697 students in Marshalltown Comm School District. This district's average elementary testing ranking is 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public elementary schools in Iowa.
Public Elementary Schools in Marshalltown Comm School District have an average math proficiency score of 52% (versus the Iowa public elementary school average of 65%), and reading proficiency score of 50% (versus the 65% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Iowa public elementary school average of 27% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (IA)
# Schools
10 Schools
944 Schools
# Students
5,024 Students
325,837 Students
# Teachers
360 Teachers
23,427 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

Marshalltown Comm School District, which is ranked within the bottom 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 84% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School District
State Average (IA)
#313 out of 327 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Marshalltown Comm   School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
50%
64%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Marshalltown 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.
52%
68%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Marshalltown 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.
84%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Marshalltown Comm   School District and public school graduation rate of IA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.61
0.45
# American Indian Students
29 Students
1,403 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
n/a
# Asian Students
390 Students
8,024 Students
% Asian Students
8%
2%
# Hispanic Students
2,715 Students
38,802 Students
% Hispanic Students
54%
12%
# Black Students
175 Students
21,774 Students
% Black Students
3%
7%
# White Students
1,554 Students
238,129 Students
% White Students
31%
73%
# Hawaiian Students
6 Students
1,678 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# Two or more races Students
155 Students
16,016 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
203
17,617
# Students in K Grade:
348
37,395
# Students in 1st Grade:
342
35,185
# Students in 2nd Grade:
324
35,507
# Students in 3rd Grade:
330
35,271
# Students in 4th Grade:
356
34,910
# Students in 5th Grade:
345
35,083
# Students in 6th Grade:
363
36,361
# Students in 7th Grade:
418
26,308
# Students in 8th Grade:
424
24,837
# Students in 9th Grade:
401
1,864
# Students in 10th Grade:
389
1,895
# Students in 11th Grade:
385
1,848
# Students in 12th Grade:
396
1,756
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $16,620 is higher than the state median of $16,392. The school district revenue/student has grown by 10% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $14,349 is less than the state median of $15,968. The school district spending/student has grown by 7% over four school years.
This School District
This State (IA)
Total Revenue
$84 MM
$8,262 MM
This chart display total revenue of Marshalltown 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
$72 MM
$8,048 MM
This chart display total spending of Marshalltown 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
$16,620
$16,392
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Marshalltown 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
$14,349
$15,968
This chart display average spending per public school student in Marshalltown 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 Marshalltown Comm School District Public Elementary Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Fisher Elementary School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2001 S 4th St
Marshalltown, IA 50158
(641) 754-1030
Grades: PK-4
| 361 students
Rank: #22.
J C Hoglan Elementary School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2306 S 3rd Ave
Marshalltown, IA 50158
(641) 754-1060
Grades: PK-4
| 284 students
Rank: #33.
Franklin Elementary School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1315 W Main St
Marshalltown, IA 50158
(641) 754-1041
Grades: PK-4
| 350 students
Rank: #44.
Woodbury Elementary School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
8 N 7th Ave
Marshalltown, IA 50158
(641) 754-1080
Grades: PK-4
| 354 students
Rank: #55.
Anson Elementary School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1016 S 3rd Ave
Marshalltown, IA 50158
(641) 754-1020
Grades: PK-4
| 261 students
Rank: #66.
Lenihan Intermediate School
(Math: 49% | Reading: 49%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
212 W Ingledue St
Marshalltown, IA 50158
(641) 754-1160
Grades: 5-6
| 684 students
Rank: #77.
Rogers Elementary School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
406 Summit St
Marshalltown, IA 50158
(641) 754-1070
Grades: PK-4
| 253 students
Rank: n/an/a
1002 South 3rd Avenue
Marshalltown, IA 50158
(641) 754-1000
Grades: PK-12
| 150 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 10 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 5,024 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 69%
  • : 84% (Btm 50% in IA)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 50% (Btm 50%)
  • : 52% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

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