West Monona Community School District
For the 2021 school year, there are 3 public schools in West Monona Community School District, serving 612 students. West Monona Community School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Iowa.
Public schools in West Monona Community School District have an average math proficiency score of 69% (versus the Iowa public school average of 76%), and reading proficiency score of 72% (versus the 74% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Iowa.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Black and American Indian), which is less than the Iowa public school average of 24% (majority Hispanic).
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is less than the Iowa public school average of 15:1.
|School District Name||West Monona Community School District|
|School District Website||http://www.westmonona.org|
|School District Phone Number||(712) 433-2043|
|School District Grades Offered||PK - 12|
|2017-2018 School Year Data||This School District||This State (IA)|
|# of Schools||3 Schools||1,330 Schools|
|# of Students||612 Students||502,459 Students|
|# of Teachers||49 Teachers||34,396 Teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||12:1||15:1|
West Monona Community School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 332 school districts in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 80-89% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
|Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data||This School District||State Average (IA)|
Overall Testing Rank
|#292 out of 333 school districts|
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Students by Ethnicity:
|# of American Indian Students||12 Students||1,874 Students|
|% American Indian Students|
|# of Asian Students||5 Students||12,683 Students|
|% Asian Students|
|# of Hispanic Students||9 Students||54,404 Students|
|% Hispanic Students|
|# of Black Students||13 Students||30,879 Students|
|% Black Students|
|# of White Students||544 Students||381,240 Students|
|% White Students|
|# of Hawaiian Students||3 Students||1,350 Students|
|% of Hawaiian Students|
|# of Two or more races Students||26 Students||20,029 Students|
|% of Two or more races Students|
Students by Grade:
|# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:||52||22,072|
|# of Students in Kindergarten:||38||38,247|
|# of Students in 1st Grade:||26||34,902|
|# of Students in 2nd Grade:||47||36,010|
|# of Students in 3rd Grade:||35||36,631|
|# of Students in 4th Grade:||42||37,922|
|# of Students in 5th Grade:||39||37,957|
|# of Students in 6th Grade:||56||37,546|
|# of Students in 7th Grade:||52||37,038|
|# of Students in 8th Grade:||48||36,371|
|# of Students in 9th Grade:||57||37,643|
|# of Students in 10th Grade:||46||37,027|
|# of Students in 11th Grade:||39||36,147|
|# of Students in 12th Grade:||35||36,946|
|# of Ungraded Students:||-||-|
Fiscal Data Comparison
The revenue/student of $17,109 is higher than the state median of $14,090. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $15,196 is higher than the state median of $13,630. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
|Definition of Terms 2016-2017||This School District||This State (IA)|
|Total Revenue||$11 MM||$10 MM|
|Spending||$9 MM||$10 MM|
|Revenue / Student||$17,109||$14,090|
|Revenue / Student||$15,196||$13,630|
West Monona Community School District Public Schools (2021)
- School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
- West Monona High School 1314 15th St
Onawa, IA 51040
Grades: 9-12 | 177 students
- West Monona Middle School 1314 15th St
Onawa, IA 51040
Grades: 6-8 | 156 students
- West Monona Elementary School 611 4th Street
Onawa, IA 51040
Grades: PK-5 | 279 students
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