South O'brien Comm School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 2 public schools serving 579 students in South O'brien Comm School District. This district's average testing ranking is 6/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Iowa.
Public Schools in South O'brien Comm School District have an average math proficiency score of 72% (versus the Iowa public school average of 70%), and reading proficiency score of 72% (versus the 68% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in South O'brien Comm School District are South O'brien Secondary School and South O'brien Elementary Sch Primghar Center. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. South O'brien Comm School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Iowa.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Iowa public school average of 26% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

South O'brien Comm School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Iowa for:

Category
Attribute
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
South O'brien Comm School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (IA)
# Schools
2 Schools
1,302 Schools
# Students
579 Students
498,009 Students
# Teachers
47 Teachers
35,012 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1

District Rank

South O'brien Comm School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 326 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 80-89% has decreased from 90% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (IA)
Overall District Rank
#158 out of 330 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of South O'brien Comm   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
69%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of South O'brien 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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
68%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of South O'brien 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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
80-89%
88%
This chart display public school graduation rate of South O'brien Comm   School District and public school graduation rate of IA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.19
0.44
# American Indian Students
n/a
1,788 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
n/a
12,705 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
3%
# Hispanic Students
27 Students
58,225 Students
% Hispanic Students
5%
12%
# Black Students
6 Students
32,550 Students
% Black Students
1%
7%
# White Students
521 Students
368,419 Students
% White Students
90%
74%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
1,926 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
25 Students
22,395 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
33
19,916
# Students in K Grade:
58
37,524
# Students in 1st Grade:
38
35,040
# Students in 2nd Grade:
31
34,795
# Students in 3rd Grade:
33
34,420
# Students in 4th Grade:
35
34,642
# Students in 5th Grade:
41
35,873
# Students in 6th Grade:
37
36,868
# Students in 7th Grade:
41
38,538
# Students in 8th Grade:
43
38,657
# Students in 9th Grade:
45
39,103
# Students in 10th Grade:
55
38,361
# Students in 11th Grade:
39
36,878
# Students in 12th Grade:
50
37,394
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $15,492 is higher than the state median of $14,091. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $15,200 is higher than the state median of $13,688. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (IA)
Total Revenue
$9 MM
$10 MM
This chart display total revenue of South O'brien Comm   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in IA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending
$9 MM
$10 MM
This chart display total spending of South O'brien Comm   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in IA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$15,492
$14,091
This chart display average revenue per public school student in South O'brien Comm   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in IA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$15,200
$13,688
This chart display average spending per public school student in South O'brien Comm   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in IA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best South O'brien Comm School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
South O'brien Secondary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
307 W Groesbeck
Paullina, IA 51046
(712) 949-3454
Grades: 7-12
| 273 students
Rank: #22.
South O'brien Elementary Sch Primghar Center
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
155 3rd St Ne
Primghar, IA 51245
(712) 957-3755
Grades: PK-6
| 306 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • South O'brien Community School District
  • 216 S Rutledge, Paullina, IA, 51046-0638
  • (712) 949-2115
  • soswolverines.org
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 579 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 10%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 80-89% (Btm 50% in IA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 70% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 73% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.19

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