Meeker Elementary School

300 20th Street
Ames, IA 50010
(School attendance zone shown in map)
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 371 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Meeker Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (which is approximately equal to the Iowa state average of 64%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70-74% (which is approximately equal to the Iowa state average of 70%).
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is equal to the Iowa state average of 27% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 371 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 27%
  • : Bottom 50% in IA
  • : 60-64% (Btm 50%)
  • : 70-74% (Top 50%)
  • : 60-64% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Meeker Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa for:

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School Overview

Meeker Elementary School's student population of 371 students has declined by 19% over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
371 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
31 teachers
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School Rankings

Meeker Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,233 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Meeker Elementary School is 0.45, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (IA)
#674 out of 1233 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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60-64%
64%
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70-74%
70%
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60-64%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
9%
12%
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Black
9%
7%
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White
73%
73%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.45
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Meeker Elementary School's ranking?
Meeker Elementary School is ranked #674 out of 1,233 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Iowa.
What schools are Meeker Elementary School often compared to?
Meeker Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Mitchell Elementary School, Fellows Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
60-64% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 64% IA state average), while 70-74% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 70% IA state average).
How many students attend Meeker Elementary School?
371 students attend Meeker Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
73% of Meeker Elementary School students are White, 9% of students are Hispanic, 9% of students are Black, 7% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Meeker Elementary School?
Meeker Elementary School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Iowa state average of 14:1.
What grades does Meeker Elementary School offer ?
Meeker Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Meeker Elementary School part of?
Meeker Elementary School is part of Ames Comm School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 371 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 27%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 60-64% (Btm 50%)
  • : 70-74% (Top 50%)
  • : 60-64% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

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