Mitchell Elementary School

3521 Jewel Dr
Ames, IA 50010
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Mitchell Elementary School serves 299 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 85-89% (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 85-89% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 74%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Mitchell Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Iowa state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Iowa state average of 24% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Mitchell Elementary School's student population of 299 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students299 students
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Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Comparison

Mitchell Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% 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 Mitchell Elementary School is 0.51, 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
#99 out of 1232 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
85-89%
76%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
85-89%
74%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
14%
11%
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Black
8%
6%
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White
68%
76%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
7%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.510.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAmes Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Mitchell Elementary School is Ames High School (3.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Ames Middle School (4.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Meeker Elementary School (3.6 miles away)
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