Lou Henry Elementary School

  • Lou Henry Elementary School serves 448 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 67% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 77%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 71% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 75%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Iowa state average of 23%.

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School Overview

  • Lou Henry Elementary School's student population of 448 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 34 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students448 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Lou Henry Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Lou Henry Elementary School is 0.61, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.25. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IA)
Overall School Rank#1008 out of 1,252 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
77%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
75%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:114:1
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American Indian
n/an/a
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Asian
4%
2%
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Hispanic
7%
11%
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Black
28%
6%
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White
56%
77%
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Lou Henry Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IA.
Diversity Score0.610.25
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Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Lou Henry Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Iowa by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWaterloo Comm School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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