Sioux City Comm School District

627 4th St
Sioux City, IA 51101
(District boundaries shown in map)
2/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Sioux City 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 12 public preschools serving 5,188 students in Sioux City Comm School District. This district's average pre testing ranking is 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public pre schools in Iowa.
Public Preschools in Sioux City Comm School District have an average math proficiency score of 57% (versus the Iowa public pre school average of 67%), and reading proficiency score of 52% (versus the 63% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Iowa public preschool average of 25% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (IA)
# Schools
22 Schools
481 Schools
# Students
14,775 Students
151,188 Students
# Teachers
932 Teachers
10,908 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Sioux City 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 86% has decreased from 87% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (IA)
#294 out of 327 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Sioux City Comm   School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
54%
64%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Sioux City 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.
57%
68%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Sioux City 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.
86%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Sioux City Comm   School District and public school graduation rate of IA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.68
0.42
# American Indian Students
415 Students
533 Students
% American Indian Students
3%
n/a
# Asian Students
378 Students
3,081 Students
% Asian Students
2%
2%
# Hispanic Students
5,311 Students
16,853 Students
% Hispanic Students
36%
11%
# Black Students
1,229 Students
9,355 Students
% Black Students
8%
6%
# White Students
6,298 Students
113,468 Students
% White Students
43%
75%
# Hawaiian Students
252 Students
689 Students
% Hawaiian Students
2%
1%
# Two or more races Students
892 Students
7,206 Students
% of Two or more races Students
6%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
453
22,497
# Students in K Grade:
1,139
26,794
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,065
22,885
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,065
21,686
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,095
19,680
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,050
17,713
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,057
13,769
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,067
5,578
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,109
124
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,139
143
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,220
64
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,152
83
# Students in 11th Grade:
1,119
82
# Students in 12th Grade:
1,045
90
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $14,247 in this school district is less than the state median of $16,392. The school district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $12,801 is less 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
$211 MM
$8,262 MM
This chart display total revenue of Sioux City 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
$189 MM
$8,048 MM
This chart display total spending of Sioux City 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
$14,247
$16,392
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Sioux City 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
$12,801
$15,968
This chart display average spending per public school student in Sioux City 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 Sioux City Comm School District Public Preschools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Clark Early Childhood Center
(Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84% )
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4315 Hamilton Blvd
Sioux City, IA 51104
(712) 239-7030
Grades: PK
| 51 students
Rank: #22.
Riverside Elementary School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2220 Nash
Sioux City, IA 51109
(712) 279-6811
Grades: PK-5
| 268 students
Rank: #33.
Bryant Elementary School
(Math: 63% | Reading: 59%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
3040 Jones Street
Sioux City, IA 51104
(712) 279-6819
Grades: PK-5
| 584 students
Rank: #44.
Morningside Elementary School
(Math: 63% | Reading: 57%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
3601 Bushnell Ave
Sioux City, IA 51106
(712) 274-4048
Grades: PK-5
| 648 students
Rank: #55.
Loess Hills Elementary School
(Math: 64% | Reading: 54%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1717 Casselman Street
Sioux City, IA 51103
(712) 279-6843
Grades: PK-5
| 580 students
Rank: #66.
Spalding Park Elementary School
(Math: 59% | Reading: 55%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
4101 Stone Avenue
Sioux City, IA 51106
(712) 274-4043
Grades: PK-5
| 661 students
Rank: #77.
Leeds Elementary School
(Math: 58% | Reading: 53%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
3919 Jefferson St
Sioux City, IA 51108
(712) 239-7034
Grades: PK-5
| 670 students
Rank: #88.
Hunt Elementary School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1114 W. 27th St
Sioux City, IA 51103
(712) 279-6833
Grades: PK-5
| 278 students
Rank: #99.
Unity Elementary School
(Math: 50% | Reading: 52%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1901 Unity Avenue
Sioux City, IA 51105
(712) 279-6839
Grades: PK-5
| 501 students
Rank: #1010.
Liberty Elementary School
(Math: 41% | Reading: 39%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1623 Rebecca Street
Sioux City, IA 51103
(712) 279-6845
Grades: PK-5
| 615 students
Rank: n/an/a
Irving Preschool
710 Iowa St
Sioux City, IA 51105
(712) 293-0436
Grades: PK
| 66 students
Rank: n/an/a
5000 Mayhew Ave
Sioux City, IA 51106
(712) 274-4044
Grades: PK-2
| 266 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 22 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 14,775 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 57%
  • : 86% (Btm 50% in IA)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 54% (Btm 50%)
  • : 57% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

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