Lake Mills Elementary School

  • Lake Mills Elementary School serves 323 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75-79% (which is approximately equal to the Iowa state average of 76%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 80-84% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 74%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Lake Mills Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 15:1.

Top Placements

Lake Mills Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa for:

School Overview

  • Lake Mills Elementary School's student population of 323 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students323 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Lake Mills 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Lake Mills Elementary School is 0.26, which is less than 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#480 out of 1232 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
76%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)80-84%
74%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
12%
11%
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Black
1%
6%
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White
85%
77%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score0.260.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Lake Mills Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Iowa by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLake Mills Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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