Loess Hills Elementary School

1717 Casselman Street
Sioux City, IA 51103
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Loess Hills Elementary School serves 638 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Loess Hills Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 68% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 76%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 66% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 74%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Iowa state average of 24% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Loess Hills Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa for:

School Overview

Loess Hills Elementary School's student population of 638 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students638 students
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Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
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School Comparison

Loess Hills Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 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 Loess Hills Elementary School is 0.69, which is more 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
#1025 out of 1232 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
76%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
74%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:114:1
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American Indian
4%
n/a
Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
36%
11%
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Black
6%
6%
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White
42%
76%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
10%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.690.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSioux City Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Loess Hills Elementary School is West High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is West Middle School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Liberty Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Sioux City Liberty Elementary School Math: 53% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 754 students
    0.6 miles
    1623 Rebecca Street
    Sioux City, IA 51103
    (712) 279-6845
    0.6 K-5 754
  • Sioux City West High School Math: 69% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,229 student
    0.7 miles
    2001 Casselman
    Sioux City, IA 51103
    (712) 279-6772
    0.7 9-12 1,229
  • Sioux City West Middle School Math: 66% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 950 students
    0.9 miles
    3301 W 19th St
    Sioux City, IA 51103
    (712) 279-6813
    0.9 6-8 950
  • Sioux City Hunt Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 308 students
    1.7 miles
    615 20th St
    Sioux City, IA 51104
    (712) 279-6833
    1.7 K-5 308
  • South Sioux City Lewis & Clark Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 263 students
    1.7 miles
    801 2nd Ave
    South Sioux City, NE 68776
    (402) 494-1917
    1.7 PK-5 263

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