Mary Welsh Elementary School

2383 Raider Drive
Williamsburg, IA 52361
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
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 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 86% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 76%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 86% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 74%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 24% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Mary Welsh Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa for:

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 OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students621 students
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Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
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School Comparison

Mary Welsh Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank
#262 out of 1232 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
86%
76%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
86%
74%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
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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
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.240.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWilliamsburg Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Mary Welsh Elementary School is Williamsburg Junior Senior High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Iowa Valley Elementary School (9.9 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Williamsburg Williamsburg Junior Senior High School Math: 87% | Reading: 85%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 7-12 | 545 students
    0.6 miles
    810 W Walnut
    Williamsburg, IA 52361
    (319) 668-1050
    0.6 7-12 545
  • Marengo Iowa Valley Junior Senior High School Math: 90-94% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 241 students
    9.7 miles
    359 E Hilton St
    Marengo, IA 52301
    (319) 642-3332
    9.7 7-12 241
  • Marengo Iowa Valley Elementary School Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-6 | 343 students
    9.9 miles
    151 E May
    Marengo, IA 52301
    (319) 642-3812
    9.9 PK-6 343
  • North English English Valleys Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 286 students
    10.5 miles
    211 S College St
    North English, IA 52316
    (319) 664-3638
    10.5 PK-6 286
  • North English English Valleys Junior Senior High School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 197 students
    10.5 miles
    765 West Broad Street
    North English, IA 52316
    (319) 664-3631
    10.5 7-12 197

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