311 Division Street
Morning Sun, IA 52640
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Morning Sun Elementary School serves 114 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Morning Sun Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80-89% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 69%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-69% (which is approximately equal to the Iowa state average of 68%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 26% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Morning Sun Elementary School's student population of 114 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 10 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
114 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
10 teachers
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School Rankings

Morning Sun Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,227 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Morning Sun Elementary School is 0.10, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank
#507 out of 1227 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-89%
69%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-69%
68%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
3%
12%
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Black
n/a
7%
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White
95%
74%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.10
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Students: 114 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 5%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in IA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 80-89% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-69% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.10

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