Waukee Comm School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 14 public schools serving 11,781 students in Waukee Comm School District. This district's average testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 5% of public schools in Iowa.
Public Schools in Waukee Comm School District have an average math proficiency score of 86% (versus the Iowa public school average of 70%), and reading proficiency score of 84% (versus the 68% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Waukee Comm School District are Walnut Hills Elementary School, Grant Ragan Elementary School and Shuler Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Waukee Comm School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Iowa.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is less than the Iowa public school average of 26% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 5%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 5%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 5%)
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 1%)
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Waukee 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
14 Schools
1,304 Schools
# Students
11,781 Students
498,629 Students
# Teachers
774 Teachers
35,053 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

Waukee Comm School District, which is ranked within the top 5% 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 99% has increased from 98% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (IA)
Overall District Rank
#11 out of 330 school districts
(Top 5%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Waukee Comm   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
86%
69%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Waukee 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)
84%
68%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Waukee 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
≥99%
88%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Waukee 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
0.43
0.44
# American Indian Students
19 Students
1,790 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
949 Students
12,713 Students
% Asian Students
8%
3%
# Hispanic Students
721 Students
58,288 Students
% Hispanic Students
6%
12%
# Black Students
616 Students
32,556 Students
% Black Students
5%
7%
# White Students
8,809 Students
368,944 Students
% White Students
75%
74%
# Hawaiian Students
6 Students
1,931 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
661 Students
22,406 Students
% of Two or more races Students
6%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
202
19,994
# Students in K Grade:
909
37,666
# Students in 1st Grade:
975
35,140
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,004
34,908
# Students in 3rd Grade:
947
34,516
# Students in 4th Grade:
948
34,733
# Students in 5th Grade:
927
35,873
# Students in 6th Grade:
927
36,868
# Students in 7th Grade:
895
38,538
# Students in 8th Grade:
899
38,657
# Students in 9th Grade:
871
39,103
# Students in 10th Grade:
786
38,361
# Students in 11th Grade:
755
36,878
# Students in 12th Grade:
736
37,394
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $12,778 in this school district is less than the state median of $13,939. The school district revenue/student has declined by 11% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $11,452 is less than the state median of $13,541. The school district spending/student has declined by 11% over four school years.
This School District
This State (IA)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$151 MM
$10 MM
This chart display total revenue of Waukee 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)
$135 MM
$10 MM
This chart display total spending of Waukee 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
$12,778
$13,939
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Waukee 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
$11,452
$13,541
This chart display average spending per public school student in Waukee 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 Waukee Comm School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Walnut Hills Elementary School
Math: 92% | Reading: 89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4240 156th St
Urbandale, IA 50323
(515) 987-3585
Grades: PK-5
| 679 students
Rank: #22.
Grant Ragan Elementary School
Math: 92% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
645 Ne Dartmoor Drive
Waukee, IA 50263
(515) 987-0435
Grades: PK-5
| 615 students
Rank: #33.
Shuler Elementary School
Math: 93% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
16400 Douglas Parkway
Clive, IA 50325
(515) 987-8597
Grades: K-5
| 718 students
Rank: #44.
Waukee Middle School
Math: 89% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
905 S. Warrior Lane
Waukee, IA 50263
(515) 987-5177
Grades: 6-7
| 977 students
Rank: #55.
Eason Elementary School
Math: 90% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
605 Se Boone Dr
Waukee, IA 50263
(515) 987-5200
Grades: K-5
| 564 students
Rank: #66.
Brookview Elementary School
Math: 87% | Reading: 86%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
8000 E.p. True Parkway
West Des Moines, IA 50266
(515) 987-5166
Grades: K-5
| 592 students
Rank: #77.
Waukee Elementary School
Math: 87% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
850 6th St
Waukee, IA 50263
(515) 987-5193
Grades: K-5
| 720 students
Rank: #88.
Prairieview School
Math: 84% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
655 Se University Ave
Waukee, IA 50263
(515) 987-2770
Grades: 8-9
| 919 students
Rank: #99.
South Middle School
Math: 84% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2350 Se La Grant Parkway
Waukee, IA 50263
(515) 987-3222
Grades: 6-7
| 845 students
Rank: #1010.
Woodland Hills Elementary School
Math: 84% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1120 South 95th Street
West Des Moines, IA 50266
(515) 987-5196
Grades: K-5
| 665 students
Rank: #1111.
Maple Grove Elementary School
Math: 86% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1455 98th St
West Des Moines, IA 50266
(515) 987-3363
Grades: K-5
| 691 students
Rank: #1212.
Timberline School
Math: 81% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2605 Se La Grant Parkway
Waukee, IA 50263
(515) 987-9444
Grades: 8-9
| 851 students
Rank: #1313.
Waukee High School
Math: 74% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
555 Se University Avenue
Waukee, IA 50263
(515) 987-5163
Grades: 10-12
| 2,277 students
Rank: n/an/a
5050 170th St
Urbandale, IA 50323
(515) 987-5161
Grades: PK-5
| 668 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Waukee Comm School District
  • 560 SE University Avenue, Waukee, IA, 50263
  • (515) 987-5161
  • waukeeschools.org
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 11,781 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 25%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥99% (Top 1% in IA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 86% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 84% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

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