2383 Raider Drive
Williamsburg, IA 52361
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Mary Welsh Elementary School serves 621 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Mary Welsh Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 81% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 69%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 79% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 68%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 24% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Mary Welsh Elementary School's student population of 621 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
621 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
43 teachers
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School Rankings

Mary Welsh Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,227 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Mary Welsh Elementary School is 0.24, 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 Data
This School
State Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank
#255 out of 1227 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
69%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
68%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
9%
11%
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Black
1%
6%
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White
87%
76%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.24
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Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Students: 621 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 13%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in IA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 81% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 79% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.24 (Btm 50%)

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