Perry Comm School District

1102 Willis Ave. Ste 200
Perry, IA 50220
(District boundaries shown in map)
1/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Perry 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 is 1 public middle school serving 365 students in Perry Comm School District. This district's average middle testing ranking is 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public middle schools in Iowa.
Public Middle School in Perry Comm School District have an average math proficiency score of 51% (versus the Iowa public middle school average of 64%), and reading proficiency score of 59% (versus the 69% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Iowa public middle school average of 25% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (IA)
# Schools
3 Schools
377 Schools
# Students
1,736 Students
132,074 Students
# Teachers
137 Teachers
9,097 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1

District Rank

Perry 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 90-94% has decreased from 95% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (IA)
#295 out of 327 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Perry Comm   School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
51%
64%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Perry 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.
59%
68%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Perry 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.
90-94%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Perry Comm   School District and public school graduation rate of IA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.58
0.42
# American Indian Students
7 Students
712 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
23 Students
2,838 Students
% Asian Students
1%
2%
# Hispanic Students
864 Students
14,938 Students
% Hispanic Students
50%
11%
# Black Students
67 Students
7,717 Students
% Black Students
4%
6%
# White Students
729 Students
99,474 Students
% White Students
42%
75%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
576 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# Two or more races Students
45 Students
5,807 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
34
176
# Students in K Grade:
153
240
# Students in 1st Grade:
128
254
# Students in 2nd Grade:
126
259
# Students in 3rd Grade:
123
261
# Students in 4th Grade:
112
698
# Students in 5th Grade:
122
5,475
# Students in 6th Grade:
123
25,470
# Students in 7th Grade:
116
37,347
# Students in 8th Grade:
126
38,760
# Students in 9th Grade:
160
8,432
# Students in 10th Grade:
153
5,038
# Students in 11th Grade:
120
4,923
# Students in 12th Grade:
140
4,741
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $17,560 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 $17,649 is higher than the state median of $15,968. The school district spending/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
This School District
This State (IA)
Total Revenue
$31 MM
$8,262 MM
This chart display total revenue of Perry 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
$31 MM
$8,048 MM
This chart display total spending of Perry 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
$17,560
$16,392
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Perry 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
$17,649
$15,968
This chart display average spending per public school student in Perry 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 Perry Comm School District Public Middle Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Perry Middle School
(Math: 51% | Reading: 59%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1200 18th Street
Perry, IA 50220
(515) 465-3531
Grades: 6-8
| 365 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 3 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 1,736 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 58%
  • : 90-94% (Top 30% in IA)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 51% (Btm 50%)
  • : 59% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

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