Western Dubuque Community School District

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For the 2021 school year, there are 8 public schools serving 3,446 students in Western Dubuque Community School District. Western Dubuque Community School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Iowa.
The top ranked public schools in Western Dubuque Community School District are Farley Elementary School, Epworth Elementary School and Cascade Junior-senior High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Public schools in Western Dubuque Community School District have an average math proficiency score of 87% (versus the Iowa public school average of 76%), and reading proficiency score of 82% (versus the 74% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 9/10, which is in the top 20% of public schools in Iowa.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Iowa public school average of 24% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

School District NameWestern Dubuque Community School District
School District Websitehttp://www.wdbqschools.org
School District Phone Number(563) 744-3885
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (IA)
# of Schools8 Schools1,330 Schools
# of Students3,446 Students502,459 Students
# of Teachers239 Teachers34,396 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1

District Comparison

Western Dubuque 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 2017-2018 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 98% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (IA)
Overall Testing Rank
#20 out of 333 school districts
(Top 10%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Western Dubuque Community   School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
88%
76%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Western Dubuque 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)
88%
74%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Western Dubuque 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 Rate
98%
89%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Western Dubuque Community   School District and public school graduation rate of IA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.160.41
# of American Indian Students3 Students1,874 Students
% American Indian Students
n/an/a
# of Asian Students7 Students12,683 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
3%
# of Hispanic Students152 Students54,404 Students
% Hispanic Students
4%
11%
# of Black Students57 Students30,879 Students
% Black Students
2%
6%
# of White Students3,154 Students381,240 Students
% White Students
92%
76%
# of Hawaiian Students3 Students1,350 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students70 Students20,029 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:17722,072
# of Students in Kindergarten:24538,247
# of Students in 1st Grade:23434,902
# of Students in 2nd Grade:24136,010
# of Students in 3rd Grade:20436,631
# of Students in 4th Grade:21437,922
# of Students in 5th Grade:22737,957
# of Students in 6th Grade:26037,546
# of Students in 7th Grade:24537,038
# of Students in 8th Grade:22236,371
# of Students in 9th Grade:27737,643
# of Students in 10th Grade:29437,027
# of Students in 11th Grade:29236,147
# of Students in 12th Grade:31436,946
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $13,064 in this school district is less 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 $12,983 is less than the state median of $13,630. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (IA)
Total Revenue$45 MM$10 MM
This chart display total revenue of Western Dubuque Community   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in IA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$45 MM$10 MM
This chart display total spending of Western Dubuque Community   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in IA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$13,064$14,090
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Western Dubuque Community   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in IA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$12,983$13,630
This chart display average spending per public school student in Western Dubuque Community   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in IA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Western Dubuque Community School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Farley Elementary School Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    405 3rd Ave Ne
    Farley, IA 52046
    (563) 744-3308

    Grades: PK-4 | 227 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Epworth Elementary School Math: ≥95% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    201 Jacoby Drive E
    Epworth, IA 52045
    (563) 876-5514

    Grades: PK-4 | 289 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Cascade Junior-senior High School Math: 90-94% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    505 Johnson St Nw
    Cascade, IA 52033
    (563) 852-3201

    Grades: 7-12 | 330 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Western Dubuque High School Math: 90% | Reading: 83%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    302 5th Ave Sw
    Epworth, IA 52045
    (563) 876-3442

    Grades: 9-12 | 930 students
  • Rank: #5-65.-6.
    Dyersville Elementary School Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    813 12th Ave Sw
    Dyersville, IA 52040
    (563) 875-8484

    Grades: PK-4 | 285 students
  • Rank: #5-65.-6.
    Peosta Elementary School Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    8522 Burds Rd
    Peosta, IA 52068
    (563) 588-9010

    Grades: PK-5 | 326 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Cascade Elementary School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    110 Harrison St Se
    Cascade, IA 52033
    (563) 852-3335

    Grades: PK-6 | 311 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Drexler Middle- Intermediate School Math: 86% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    405 3rd Ave Ne
    Farley, IA 52046
    (563) 744-3371

    Grades: 5-8 | 748 students
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