Lewis & Clark Elementary School

1603 Grand Ave
Council Bluffs, IA 51503
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Lewis & Clark Elementary School serves 277 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Lewis & Clark Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65-69% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 64%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 68%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 27% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 277 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 14%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in IA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Lewis & Clark Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa for:

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School Overview

Lewis & Clark Elementary School's student population of 277 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 25% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
277 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
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School Rankings

Lewis & Clark Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,221 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Lewis & Clark Elementary School is 0.26, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank
#788 out of 1221 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
68%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
5%
12%
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Black
4%
7%
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White
86%
73%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.26
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
16%
5%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Lewis & Clark Elementary School's ranking?
Lewis & Clark Elementary School is ranked #788 out of 1,221 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Iowa.
What schools are Lewis & Clark Elementary School often compared to?
Lewis & Clark Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like College View Elementary School, Hoover Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
65-69% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 64% IA state average), while 55-59% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 68% IA state average).
How many students attend Lewis & Clark Elementary School?
277 students attend Lewis & Clark Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
86% of Lewis & Clark Elementary School students are White, 5% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Black, 3% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Lewis & Clark Elementary School?
Lewis & Clark Elementary School has a student ration of 14:1, which is equal to the Iowa state average of 14:1.
What grades does Lewis & Clark Elementary School offer ?
Lewis & Clark Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Lewis & Clark Elementary School part of?
Lewis & Clark Elementary School is part of Council Bluffs Comm School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 277 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 14%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

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