Lou Henry Elementary School

312 Rachael St
Waterloo, IA 50701
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Lou Henry Elementary School serves 481 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Lou Henry 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 65% (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 67% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 74%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Iowa state average of 24% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Lou Henry Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa for:

School Overview

Lou Henry Elementary School's student population of 481 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students481 students
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Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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School Comparison

Lou Henry 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 Lou Henry Elementary School is 0.62, 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
#1021 out of 1232 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
76%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
74%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
6%
11%
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Black
28%
6%
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White
55%
76%
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Hawaiian
2%
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.620.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWaterloo Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Lou Henry Elementary School is West High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Hoover Middle School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Waterloo Hoover Middle School Math: 73% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 916 students
    0.2 miles
    630 Hillcrest Rd
    Waterloo, IA 50701
    (319) 433-2830
    0.2 6-8 916
  • Waterloo West High School Math: 80% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,725 student
    0.7 miles
    425 E Ridgeway Ave
    Waterloo, IA 50702
    (319) 433-2700
    0.7 9-12 1,725
  • Waterloo Kingsley Elementary School Math: 73% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 382 students
    1.2 miles
    201 Sunset Rd
    Waterloo, IA 50701
    (319) 433-2210
    1.2 K-5 382
  • Waterloo Kittrell Elementary School Math: 49% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 677 students
    1.6 miles
    1304 Oregon St
    Waterloo, IA 50702
    (319) 433-2910
    1.6 PK-5 677
  • Waterloo Irving Elementary School Math: 39% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 496 students
    1.9 miles
    1115 W. 5th Street
    Waterloo, IA 50702
    (319) 433-2800
    1.9 PK-5 496

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