Oelwein Comm School District

307 8th Ave Se
Oelwein, IA 50662
(District boundaries shown in map)
1/
10
Bottom 50%
For the 2024 school year, there are 3 public elementary schools serving 809 students in Oelwein 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 Oelwein Comm School District have an average math proficiency score of 47% (versus the Iowa public elementary school average of 65%), and reading proficiency score of 52% (versus the 65% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Iowa public elementary school average of 27% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (IA)
# Schools
5 Schools
944 Schools
# Students
1,345 Students
325,837 Students
# Teachers
92 Teachers
23,427 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

Oelwein 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 75-79% has decreased from 90-94% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (IA)
#312 out of 327 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Oelwein Comm   School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
47%
64%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Oelwein 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.
55%
68%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Oelwein 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.
75-79%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Oelwein Comm   School District and public school graduation rate of IA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.29
0.45
# American Indian Students
5 Students
1,403 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
5 Students
8,024 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
2%
# Hispanic Students
96 Students
38,802 Students
% Hispanic Students
7%
12%
# Black Students
19 Students
21,774 Students
% Black Students
2%
7%
# White Students
1,131 Students
238,129 Students
% White Students
84%
73%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
1,678 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# Two or more races Students
89 Students
16,016 Students
% of Two or more races Students
7%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
98
17,617
# Students in K Grade:
94
37,395
# Students in 1st Grade:
103
35,185
# Students in 2nd Grade:
81
35,507
# Students in 3rd Grade:
95
35,271
# Students in 4th Grade:
108
34,910
# Students in 5th Grade:
83
35,083
# Students in 6th Grade:
105
36,361
# Students in 7th Grade:
85
26,308
# Students in 8th Grade:
98
24,837
# Students in 9th Grade:
102
1,864
# Students in 10th Grade:
110
1,895
# Students in 11th Grade:
84
1,848
# Students in 12th Grade:
99
1,756
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $15,745 in this school district is less 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 $15,719 is less than the state median of $15,968. The school district spending/student has grown by 15% over four school years.
This School District
This State (IA)
Total Revenue
$21 MM
$8,262 MM
This chart display total revenue of Oelwein 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
$21 MM
$8,048 MM
This chart display total spending of Oelwein 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
$15,745
$16,392
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Oelwein 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
$15,719
$15,968
This chart display average spending per public school student in Oelwein 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 Oelwein Comm School District Public Elementary Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Wings Park Elementary School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
111 8th Ave Ne
Oelwein, IA 50662
(319) 283-1982
Grades: 1-4
| 372 students
Rank: #22.
Oelwein Middle School
(Math: 44% | Reading: 54%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
300 12th Ave Se
Oelwein, IA 50662
(319) 283-3015
Grades: 5-8
| 353 students
Rank: n/an/a
Oelwein Online School
307 8th Ave. Se
Oelwein, IA 50662
(319) 283-3536
Grades: PK-12
| 84 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 5 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 1,345 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 16%
  • : 75-79% (Btm 50% in IA)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 47% (Btm 50%)
  • : 55% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

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