Jackson Elementary School

  • Jackson Elementary School serves 400 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80-84% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 76%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75-79% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 74%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Jackson Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Iowa state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is equal to the Iowa state average of 24% (majority Hispanic and Black).

School Overview

  • Jackson Elementary School's student population of 400 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has grown by 28% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students400 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Jackson Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Jackson Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,232 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Jackson Elementary School is 0.41, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank#501 out of 1232 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)80-84%
76%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
74%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
5%
11%
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Black
7%
6%
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White
76%
76%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Jackson Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IA.
Diversity Score0.410.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCedar Rapids Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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