Union Comm School District

200 Adams St
La Porte City, IA 50651-1143
(District boundaries shown in map)
9/
10
Top 20%

Top Rankings

Union Comm School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Iowa for:

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 20%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 5%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 3 public elementary schools serving 716 students in Union Comm School District. This district's average elementary testing ranking is 9/10, which is in the top 20% of public elementary schools in Iowa.
Public Elementary Schools in Union Comm School District have an average math proficiency score of 82% (versus the Iowa public elementary school average of 65%), and reading proficiency score of 76% (versus the 65% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 8% 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
4 Schools
944 Schools
# Students
1,040 Students
325,837 Students
# Teachers
79 Teachers
23,427 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1

District Rank

Union Comm School District, which is ranked within the top 20% 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 95% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School District
State Average (IA)
#60 out of 327 school districts
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Union Comm   School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
77%
64%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Union 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.
75%
68%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Union 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.
≥95%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Union Comm   School District and public school graduation rate of IA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.14
0.45
# American Indian Students
n/a
1,403 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
1 Student
8,024 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
2%
# Hispanic Students
39 Students
38,802 Students
% Hispanic Students
4%
12%
# Black Students
10 Students
21,774 Students
% Black Students
1%
7%
# White Students
965 Students
238,129 Students
% White Students
93%
73%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
1,678 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# Two or more races Students
25 Students
16,016 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
49
17,617
# Students in K Grade:
79
37,395
# Students in 1st Grade:
94
35,185
# Students in 2nd Grade:
81
35,507
# Students in 3rd Grade:
63
35,271
# Students in 4th Grade:
66
34,910
# Students in 5th Grade:
69
35,083
# Students in 6th Grade:
57
36,361
# Students in 7th Grade:
75
26,308
# Students in 8th Grade:
83
24,837
# Students in 9th Grade:
73
1,864
# Students in 10th Grade:
87
1,895
# Students in 11th Grade:
67
1,848
# Students in 12th Grade:
97
1,756
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $15,263 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 $13,415 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
$16 MM
$8,262 MM
This chart display total revenue of Union 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
$14 MM
$8,048 MM
This chart display total spending of Union 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
$15,263
$16,392
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Union 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
$13,415
$15,968
This chart display average spending per public school student in Union 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 Union Comm School District Public Elementary Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
La Porte City Elementary School
(Math: 90-94% | Reading: 80-84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
515 Fillmore
La Porte City, IA 50651
(319) 342-3033
Grades: PK-5
| 293 students
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
Dysart-geneseo Elementary School
(Math: 85-89% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
411 Lincoln
Dysart, IA 52224
(319) 476-7110
Grades: PK-5
| 208 students
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
Union Middle School
(Math: 76% | Reading: 75%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
505 West
Dysart, IA 52224
(319) 476-5100
Grades: 6-8
| 215 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 4 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 1,040 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 7%
  • : ≥95% (Top 5% in IA)
  • : Top 20%
  • : 77% (Top 20%)
  • : 75% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

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