Mount Ayr Elementary School

607 E Jefferson
Mount Ayr, IA 50854
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
Mount Ayr Elementary School serves 316 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Mount Ayr Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
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 80-84% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 74%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 24% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Mount Ayr Elementary School's student population of 316 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students316 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

Mount Ayr Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Mount Ayr Elementary School is 0.10, which is less 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
#207 out of 1232 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
85-89%
76%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-84%
74%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
2%
11%
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Black
2%
6%
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White
95%
76%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.100.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMount Ayr Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Mount Ayr Elementary School is Mount Ayr High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Diagonal Elementary School (8.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Mount Ayr Mount Ayr High School Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 7-12 | 312 students
    0.3 miles
    1001 E Columbus St
    Mount Ayr, IA 50854
    (641) 464-0510
    0.3 7-12 312
  • Diagonal Diagonal Elementary School Math: 60-79% | Reading: 60-79%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 65 students
    8.5 miles
    403 W 2nd Street
    Diagonal, IA 50845
    (641) 734-5331
    8.5 PK-5 65
  • Diagonal Diagonal Junior-senior High School Math: 80-89% | Reading: 80-89%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 6-12 | 58 students
    8.5 miles
    403 W 2nd Street
    Diagonal, IA 50845
    (641) 734-5331
    8.5 6-12 58
  • Lamoni Lamoni Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 175 students
    16.8 miles
    202 N Walnut St
    Lamoni, IA 50140
    (641) 784-3422
    16.8 PK-5 175
  • Lamoni Lamoni High School Math: ≥80% | Reading: 60-79%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 96 students
    16.8 miles
    202 N Walnut St
    Lamoni, IA 50140
    (641) 784-3351
    16.8 9-12 96

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