Sioux City Community School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 21 public schools serving 14,192 students in Sioux City Community School District. This district's average testing ranking is 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Iowa.
Public Schools in Sioux City Community School District have an average math proficiency score of 61% (versus the Iowa public school average of 69%), and reading proficiency score of 59% (versus the 68% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Sioux City Community School District are Sunnyside Elementary School, Riverside Elementary School and Perry Creek Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Sioux City Community School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Iowa.
Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Iowa public school average of 24% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Sioux City Community 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%)

Overview

School District Name
Sioux City Community School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (IA)
# Schools
21 Schools
1,329 Schools
# Students
14,192 Students
502,273 Students
# Teachers
882 Teachers
34,383 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Sioux City Community School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 330 school districts in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 85% has decreased from 86% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (IA)
Overall District Rank
#288 out of 330 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Sioux City Community   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
69%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Sioux City Community   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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
68%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Sioux City Community   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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
85%
88%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Sioux City Community   School District and public school graduation rate of IA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.65
0.41
# American Indian Students
406 Students
1,874 Students
% American Indian Students
3%
n/a
# Asian Students
424 Students
12,681 Students
% Asian Students
3%
3%
# Hispanic Students
4,702 Students
54,401 Students
% Hispanic Students
33%
11%
# Black Students
855 Students
30,876 Students
% Black Students
6%
6%
# White Students
6,959 Students
381,065 Students
% White Students
49%
76%
# Hawaiian Students
77 Students
1,349 Students
% Hawaiian Students
1%
n/a
# Two or more races Students
769 Students
20,027 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
170
22,009
# Students in K Grade:
1,191
38,247
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,075
34,902
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,061
36,010
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,132
36,631
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,153
37,922
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,130
37,957
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,092
37,546
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,043
37,023
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,050
36,347
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,048
37,623
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,031
37,014
# Students in 11th Grade:
977
36,120
# Students in 12th Grade:
1,039
36,922
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $13,601 in this school district is less than the state median of $14,090. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $12,538 is less than the state median of $13,630. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (IA)
Total Revenue
$193 MM
$10 MM
This chart display total revenue of Sioux City Community   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in IA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending
$178 MM
$10 MM
This chart display total spending of Sioux City Community   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in IA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$13,601
$14,090
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Sioux City Community   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in IA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$12,538
$13,630
This chart display average spending per public school student in Sioux City Community   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in IA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Best Sioux City Community School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Sunnyside Elementary School
Math: 90% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2700 S Maple St
Sioux City, IA 51106
(712) 274-4047
Grades: 3-5
| 248 students
Rank: #22.
Riverside Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2303 Riverside Blvd
Sioux City, IA 51109
(712) 279-6811
Grades: PK-5
| 320 students
Rank: #33.
Perry Creek Elementary School
Math: 73% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3601 Country Club Blvd
Sioux City, IA 51104
(712) 279-6836
Grades: 1-5
| 637 students
Rank: #44.
Morningside Elementary School
Math: 76% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3601 Bushnell Ave
Sioux City, IA 51106
(712) 274-4048
Grades: K-5
| 641 students
Rank: #55.
Bryant Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1114 W. 27th
Bevington, IA 50033
(712) 279-6819
Grades: K-5
| 319 students
Rank: #66.
Leeds Elementary School
Math: 71% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3919 Jefferson St
Sioux City, IA 51108
(712) 239-7034
Grades: PK-5
| 707 students
Rank: #77.
Loess Hills Elementary School
Math: 70% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1717 Casselman Street
Sioux City, IA 51103
(712) 279-6843
Grades: K-5
| 638 students
Rank: #88.
East High School
Math: 57% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
5011 Mayhew Ave
Sioux City, IA 51106
(712) 274-4000
Grades: 9-12
| 1,378 students
Rank: #99.
East Middle School
Math: 62% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
5401 Lorraine Ave
Sioux City, IA 51106
(712) 274-4030
Grades: 6-8
| 1,067 students
Rank: #1010.
Spalding Park Elementary School
Math: 62% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
4101 Stone Avenue
Sioux City, IA 51106
(712) 274-4043
Grades: PK-5
| 630 students
Rank: #1111.
Unity Elementary School
Math: 61% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1901 Unity Avenue
Sioux City, IA 51105
(712) 279-6839
Grades: PK-5
| 541 students
Rank: #1212.
West Middle School
Math: 58% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3301 W 19th St
Sioux City, IA 51103
(712) 279-6813
Grades: 6-8
| 950 students
Rank: #1313.
Hunt Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
615 20th St
Sioux City, IA 51104
(712) 279-6833
Grades: K-5
| 308 students
Rank: #1414.
Irving Elementary School
Math: 57% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
901 Floyd Blvd
Sioux City, IA 51105
(712) 279-6834
Grades: K-5
| 749 students
Rank: #1515.
West High School
Math: 47% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2001 Casselman
Sioux City, IA 51103
(712) 279-6772
Grades: 9-12
| 1,229 students
Rank: #1616.
North Middle School
Math: 53% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
2101 Outer Dr N
Sioux City, IA 51108
(712) 279-6804
Grades: 6-8
| 1,168 students
Rank: #17 - 1817. - 18.
Liberty Elementary School
Math: 53% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1623 Rebecca Street
Sioux City, IA 51103
(712) 279-6845
Grades: K-5
| 754 students
Rank: #17 - 1817. - 18.
North High School
Math: 43% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
4200 Cheyenne
Sioux City, IA 51104
(712) 239-7000
Grades: 9-12
| 1,488 students
4315 Hamilton Blvd
Sioux City, IA 51104
(712) 239-7030
Grades: PK-K
| 163 students
Irving Preschool
710 Iowa St
Sioux City, IA 51105
(712) 293-0436
Grades: PK
| 29 students
5000 Mayhew Ave
Sioux City, IA 51106
(712) 274-4044
Grades: K-2
| 228 students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 14,192 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 51%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 85% (Btm 50% in IA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 61% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 59% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.65

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