Western Dubuque Comm School District

310 4th Street Sw
Farley, IA 52046-9513
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 10%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 10%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 10%)
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 8 public schools serving 3,612 students in Western Dubuque Comm School District. This district's average testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 10% of public schools in Iowa.
Public Schools in Western Dubuque Comm School District have an average math proficiency score of 80% (versus the Iowa public school average of 64%), and reading proficiency score of 80% (versus the 68% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Iowa public school average of 27% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (IA)
# Schools
8 Schools
1,326 Schools
# Students
3,612 Students
504,006 Students
# Teachers
261 Teachers
35,084 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

Western Dubuque Comm School District, which is ranked within the top 10% of all 327 school districts in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 99% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (IA)
Overall District Rank
#22 out of 327 school districts
(Top 10%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Western Dubuque Comm   School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
64%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Western Dubuque 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 2020-21 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
68%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Western Dubuque 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 2020-21 school year data.
Graduation Rate
≥99%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Western Dubuque Comm   School District and public school graduation rate of IA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.16
0.45
# American Indian Students
6 Students
1,945 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
8 Students
12,630 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
3%
# Hispanic Students
149 Students
60,805 Students
% Hispanic Students
4%
12%
# Black Students
55 Students
33,290 Students
% Black Students
2%
7%
# White Students
3,310 Students
369,175 Students
% White Students
92%
73%
# Hawaiian Students
7 Students
2,364 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
77 Students
23,738 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
184
22,680
# Students in K Grade:
267
38,679
# Students in 1st Grade:
244
35,185
# Students in 2nd Grade:
235
35,507
# Students in 3rd Grade:
246
35,271
# Students in 4th Grade:
218
34,910
# Students in 5th Grade:
261
35,083
# Students in 6th Grade:
296
36,361
# Students in 7th Grade:
237
37,347
# Students in 8th Grade:
255
38,760
# Students in 9th Grade:
290
40,176
# Students in 10th Grade:
308
38,936
# Students in 11th Grade:
310
37,654
# Students in 12th Grade:
261
37,457
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $14,324 in this school district is less than the state median of $16,392. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $12,582 is less than the state median of $15,968. The school district spending/student has declined by 6% over four school years.
This School District
This State (IA)
Total Revenue
$52 MM
$8,262 MM
This chart display total revenue of Western Dubuque Comm   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in IA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$45 MM
$8,048 MM
This chart display total spending of Western Dubuque Comm   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in IA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$14,324
$16,392
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Western Dubuque Comm   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in IA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$12,582
$15,968
This chart display average spending per public school student in Western Dubuque Comm   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in IA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Western Dubuque Comm School District Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Cascade Junior-senior High School
Math: 87% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
505 Johnson St Nw
Cascade, IA 52033
(563) 852-3201
Grades: 6-12
| 381 students
Rank: #22.
Cascade Elementary School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
110 Harrison St Se
Cascade, IA 52033
(563) 852-3335
Grades: PK-5
| 279 students
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
Epworth Elementary School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
201 Jacoby Drive E
Epworth, IA 52045
(563) 876-5514
Grades: PK-5
| 397 students
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
Peosta Elementary School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
8522 Burds Rd
Peosta, IA 52068
(563) 588-9010
Grades: PK-5
| 378 students
Rank: #55.
Western Dubuque High School
Math: 79% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
302 5th Ave Sw
Epworth, IA 52045
(563) 876-3442
Grades: 9-12
| 935 students
Rank: #66.
Drexler Middle School
Math: 76% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
405 3rd Ave Ne
Farley, IA 52046
(563) 744-3371
Grades: 6-8
| 641 students
Rank: #77.
Farley Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
405 3rd Ave Ne
Farley, IA 52046
(563) 744-3308
Grades: PK-5
| 266 students
Rank: #88.
Dyersville Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
813 12th Ave Sw
Dyersville, IA 52040
(563) 875-8484
Grades: PK-5
| 335 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Western Dubuque Comm School District?
Western Dubuque Comm School District manages 8 public schools serving 3,612 students.
What is the rank of Western Dubuque Comm School District?
Western Dubuque Comm School District is ranked #20 out of 327 school districts in Iowa (top 10%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Iowa school districts for: Highest overall rank (Top 10%), Highest math proficiency (Top 10%), Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 10%), Highest graduation rate (Top 1%) and Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Western Dubuque Comm School District?
92% of Western Dubuque Comm School District students are White, 4% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Black, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Western Dubuque Comm School District?
Western Dubuque Comm School District has a student/teacher ratio of 14:1, which is equal to the Iowa state average of 14:1.
What is Western Dubuque Comm School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $12,582 is less than the state median of $15,968. The school district spending/student has declined by 6% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 8 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 3,612 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 8%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥99% (Top 1% in IA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 81% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 81% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

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