Moore Elementary School

  • Moore Elementary School serves 297 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 77%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 75%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Moore Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Iowa state average of 24%.

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School Overview

  • Moore Elementary School's student population of 297 students has grown by 57% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 56% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students297 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Moore Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,239 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Moore Elementary School is 0.69, 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 School Rank (16-17)#1205 out of 1239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
77%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
75%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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Asian
8%
3%
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Hispanic
12%
11%
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Black
23%
6%
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White
48%
76%
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Two or more races
9%
4%
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Diversity Score0.690.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDes Moines Independent Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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