Montezuma Elementary School

504 North 4th Street
Montezuma, IA 50171
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 20%
Serving 237 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Montezuma Elementary School ranks in the top 20% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80-84% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 64%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75-79% (which is higher than 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 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 27% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 237 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 8%
  • : Top 20% in IA
  • : 80-84% (Top 20%)
  • : 75-79% (Top 30%)
  • : 70-79% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Montezuma Elementary School's student population of 237 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
237 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
19 teachers
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School Rankings

Montezuma Elementary School ranks within the top 20% of all 1,233 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Montezuma Elementary School is 0.15, which is less than 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)
#196 out of 1233 schools
(Top 20%)
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80-84%
64%
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75-79%
70%
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70-79%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
14:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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3%
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Hispanic
4%
12%
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Black
1%
7%
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White
92%
73%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
3%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.15
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
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 Montezuma Elementary School's ranking?
Montezuma Elementary School is ranked #196 out of 1,233 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
80-84% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 64% IA state average), while 75-79% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 70% IA state average).
How many students attend Montezuma Elementary School?
237 students attend Montezuma Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
92% of Montezuma Elementary School students are White, 4% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Montezuma Elementary School?
Montezuma Elementary School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Iowa state average of 14:1.
What grades does Montezuma Elementary School offer ?
Montezuma Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Montezuma Elementary School part of?
Montezuma Elementary School is part of Montezuma Comm School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 237 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 8%
  • : Top 20%
  • : 80-84% (Top 20%)
  • : 75-79% (Top 30%)
  • : 70-79% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

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