Waco Comm School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 2 public schools serving 464 students in Waco Comm School District. This district's average testing ranking is 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Iowa.
Public Schools in Waco Comm School District have an average math proficiency score of 64% (versus the Iowa public school average of 70%), and reading proficiency score of 64% (versus the 68% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Waco Comm School District are Waco High School and Waco Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Waco Comm School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Iowa.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Iowa public school average of 26% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Waco 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
Waco 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
1,304 Schools
# Students
464 Students
498,629 Students
# Teachers
43 Teachers
35,053 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
11:1

District Rank

Waco Comm School District, which is ranked within the bottom 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% 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
#258 out of 330 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Waco Comm   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
69%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Waco 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)
64%
68%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Waco 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%
88%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Waco 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
0.21
0.44
# American Indian Students
3 Students
1,790 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
n/a
# Asian Students
5 Students
12,713 Students
% Asian Students
1%
3%
# Hispanic Students
31 Students
58,288 Students
% Hispanic Students
7%
12%
# Black Students
2 Students
32,556 Students
% Black Students
n/a
7%
# White Students
412 Students
368,944 Students
% White Students
89%
74%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
1,931 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
10 Students
22,406 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
32
19,994
# Students in K Grade:
30
37,666
# Students in 1st Grade:
27
35,140
# Students in 2nd Grade:
34
34,908
# Students in 3rd Grade:
28
34,516
# Students in 4th Grade:
40
34,733
# Students in 5th Grade:
27
35,873
# Students in 6th Grade:
34
36,868
# Students in 7th Grade:
38
38,538
# Students in 8th Grade:
37
38,657
# Students in 9th Grade:
36
39,103
# Students in 10th Grade:
42
38,361
# Students in 11th Grade:
31
36,878
# Students in 12th Grade:
28
37,394
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $14,754 is higher than the state median of $13,939. The school district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $13,834 is higher than the state median of $13,541. The school district spending/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
This School District
This State (IA)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$7 MM
$10 MM
This chart display total revenue of Waco Comm   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in IA by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$6 MM
$10 MM
This chart display total spending of Waco Comm   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in IA by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$14,754
$13,939
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Waco 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
$13,834
$13,541
This chart display average spending per public school student in Waco 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 Waco Comm School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Waco High School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
706 N Pearl
Wayland, IA 52654
(319) 256-6200
Grades: 7-12
| 212 students
Rank: #22.
Waco Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
200 S. Main Street
Crawfordsville, IA 52621
(319) 658-2931
Grades: PK-6
| 252 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Waco Comm School District
  • 706 N. Pearl, Wayland, IA, 52654
  • (319) 256-6201
  • wacocsd.org
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 464 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 11%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥80% (Btm 50% in IA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 64% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 64% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

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