Wapello Comm School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 3 public schools serving 554 students in Wapello Comm School District. This district's average testing ranking is 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Iowa.
Public Schools in Wapello Comm School District have an average math proficiency score of 50% (versus the Iowa public school average of 70%), and reading proficiency score of 58% (versus the 68% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Wapello Comm School District are Wapello Senior High School, Wapello Elementary School and Wapello Junior High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Wapello Comm School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Iowa.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Iowa public school average of 26% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

School District Name
Wapello 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
3 Schools
1,302 Schools
# Students
554 Students
498,009 Students
# Teachers
42 Teachers
35,012 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1

District Rank

Wapello 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 90% has decreased from 90-94% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (IA)
Overall District Rank
#313 out of 330 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Wapello Comm   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
69%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Wapello 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)
58%
68%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Wapello 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
≥90%
88%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Wapello 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
0.28
0.44
# American Indian Students
2 Students
1,788 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
n/a
12,705 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
3%
# Hispanic Students
62 Students
58,225 Students
% Hispanic Students
11%
12%
# Black Students
5 Students
32,550 Students
% Black Students
1%
7%
# White Students
468 Students
368,419 Students
% White Students
85%
74%
# Hawaiian Students
4 Students
1,926 Students
% Hawaiian Students
1%
n/a
# Two or more races Students
13 Students
22,395 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
29
19,916
# Students in K Grade:
39
37,524
# Students in 1st Grade:
36
35,040
# Students in 2nd Grade:
35
34,795
# Students in 3rd Grade:
27
34,420
# Students in 4th Grade:
24
34,642
# Students in 5th Grade:
39
35,873
# Students in 6th Grade:
35
36,868
# Students in 7th Grade:
50
38,538
# Students in 8th Grade:
49
38,657
# Students in 9th Grade:
40
39,103
# Students in 10th Grade:
49
38,361
# Students in 11th Grade:
37
36,878
# Students in 12th Grade:
65
37,394
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $16,572 is higher than the state median of $14,091. The school district revenue/student has grown by 10% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $17,079 is higher than the state median of $13,688. The school district spending/student has grown by 10% over four school years.
This School District
This State (IA)
Total Revenue
$9 MM
$10 MM
This chart display total revenue of Wapello 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
$10 MM
$10 MM
This chart display total spending of Wapello 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
$16,572
$14,091
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Wapello 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
$17,079
$13,688
This chart display average spending per public school student in Wapello 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 Wapello Comm School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Wapello Senior High School
Math: 50-59% | Reading: 60-69%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
501 Buchanan St
Wapello, IA 52653
(319) 523-3241
Grades: 9-12
| 191 students
Rank: #22.
Wapello Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
505 N Cedar
Wapello, IA 52653
(319) 523-5571
Grades: PK-5
| 229 students
Rank: #33.
Wapello Junior High School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
501 Buchanan St
Wapello, IA 52653
(319) 523-8131
Grades: 6-8
| 134 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Wapello Community School District
  • 406 Mechanic Street, Wapello, IA, 52653
  • (319) 523-3641
  • wapello.k12.ia.us
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 554 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 16%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥90% (Top 50% in IA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 58% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.28

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