Newell-fonda Elementary School

205 Clark St
Newell, IA 50568
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Newell-fonda Elementary School serves 243 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Newell-fonda Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80-84% (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 65-69% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 74%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 24% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Newell-fonda Elementary School's student population of 243 students has grown by 32% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has grown by 28% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students243 students
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Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Comparison

Newell-fonda Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Newell-fonda Elementary School is 0.31, 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
#748 out of 1232 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-84%
76%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
74%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
13%
11%
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Black
n/a
6%
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White
82%
76%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.310.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNewell-Fonda Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Newell-fonda Elementary School is Newell-fonda High School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Newell-fonda Middle School (0.0 miles away)
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