Waverly-Shell Rock Community School District

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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 7 public schools in Waverly-Shell Rock Community School District, serving 2,195 students.
  • Public school in Waverly-Shell Rock Community School District have an average math proficiency score of 87% (versus the Iowa public school average of 76%), and reading proficiency score of 81% (versus the 74% statewide average). This district's average school ranking is in the top 20% of public schools in Iowa.
  • The top ranked public schools in Waverly-Shell Rock Community School District are Margaretta Carey Elementary School, Southeast Elementary School and Waverly-shell Rock Senior High School. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the Iowa public school average of 24% (majority Hispanic).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Iowa public school average of 15:1.

Overview

School District NameWaverly-Shell Rock Community School District
School District Websitehttp://www.wsr.k12.ia.us
School District Phone Number(319)352-3630
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (IA)
# of Schools7 Schools1,330 Schools
# of Students2,195 Students502,459 Students
# of Teachers148 Teachers34,396 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1

District Comparison

  • Waverly-Shell Rock Community School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 332 school districts in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 90-94% has decreased from 95% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (IA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
87%
76%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Waverly-Shell Rock Community   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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
87%
74%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Waverly-Shell Rock Community   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 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate90-94%
89%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Waverly-Shell Rock Community   School District and public school graduation rate of IA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.140.41
# of American Indian Students1 Student1,874 Students
% American Indian Students
n/an/a
# of Asian Students21 Students12,683 Students
% Asian Students
1%
3%
# of Hispanic Students53 Students54,404 Students
% Hispanic Students
2%
11%
# of Black Students35 Students30,879 Students
% Black Students
2%
6%
# of White Students2,033 Students381,240 Students
% White Students
93%
76%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a1,350 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students52 Students20,029 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:2322,072
# of Students in Kindergarten:15238,247
# of Students in 1st Grade:14934,902
# of Students in 2nd Grade:14536,010
# of Students in 3rd Grade:16036,631
# of Students in 4th Grade:16837,922
# of Students in 5th Grade:17937,957
# of Students in 6th Grade:15937,546
# of Students in 7th Grade:19037,038
# of Students in 8th Grade:16936,371
# of Students in 9th Grade:18937,643
# of Students in 10th Grade:16637,027
# of Students in 11th Grade:17136,147
# of Students in 12th Grade:17536,946
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $11,414 is higher than the state average of $10,550. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $12,327 is higher than the state average of $10,645. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (IA)
Total Revenue$23 MM$7 MM
This chart display total revenue of Waverly-Shell Rock Community   School District and average revenue for each school distric in IA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending$25 MM$8 MM
This chart display total spending of Waverly-Shell Rock Community   School District and average spending for each school distric in IA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student$11,414$10,550
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Waverly-Shell Rock Community   School District and average revenue per public school student in IA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student$12,327$10,645
This chart display average spending per public school student in Waverly-Shell Rock Community   School District and average spending per public school student in IA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Waverly-Shell Rock Community School District Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Greenview Alternative School Alternative School
    106 16th St Sw
    Waverly, IA 50677
    (319)352-9273

    Grades: 9-12 | 33 students
  • Margaretta Carey Elementary School Math: 90-94% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank: Top 20%
    220 9th Ave Nw
    Waverly, IA 50677
    (319)352-2855

    Grades: K-4 | 238 students
  • Shell Rock Elementary School Math: 80-89% | Reading: 60-69%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    214 N Cherry St
    Shell Rock, IA 50670
    (319)885-4311

    Grades: PK-4 | 161 students
  • Southeast Elementary School Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank: Top 20%
    809 4th St Se
    Waverly, IA 50677
    (319)352-3582

    Grades: K-4 | 178 students
  • Waverly-shell Rock Middle School Math: 86% | Reading: 82%
    Rank: Top 30%
    501 Heritage Way
    Waverly, IA 50677
    (319)352-3632

    Grades: 5-8 | 697 students
  • Waverly-shell Rock Senior High School Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank: Top 20%
    1405 4th Ave Sw
    Waverly, IA 50677
    (319)352-2087

    Grades: 9-12 | 668 students
  • West Cedar Elementary School Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank: Top 20%
    221 15th St Nw
    Waverly, IA 50677
    (319)352-2754

    Grades: K-4 | 220 students
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