Joy Elementary School (Closed 2013)

  • Joy Elementary School served 257 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 70-74% (which was lower than the Iowa state average of 76%) for the 2011-12 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 65-69% (which was lower than the Iowa state average of 71%) for the 2011-12 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 was higher than the Iowa state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment was 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which was lower than the Iowa state average of 24% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students257 students
This chart display total students of Joy Elementary School by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Joy Elementary School by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Students by Grade This chart display the students of Joy Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2012-2013 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (11-12)70-74%
76%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Joy Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Iowa by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (11-12)65-69%
71%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Joy Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Iowa by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
American Indian
2%
n/a
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Joy Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Iowa by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Asian
2%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Joy Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Iowa by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Hispanic
8%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Joy Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Iowa by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Black
6%
6%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Joy Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Iowa by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
White
80%
76%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Joy Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Iowa by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Joy Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IA.
Diversity Score0.350.41
This chart display the diversity score of Joy Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Iowa by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
54%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Joy Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Iowa by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Joy Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Iowa by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSioux City Community School District
Source: 2012-2013 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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