Nixon Elementary School

200 Nixon Dr
Hiawatha, IA 52233
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Nixon Elementary School serves 333 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Nixon 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 top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-74% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 76%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75-79% (which is higher 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 33% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is higher than the Iowa state average of 24% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Nixon Elementary School's student population of 333 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has grown by 26% over five school years.
Awards Blue Ribbon School (2009)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students333 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

Nixon 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 Nixon Elementary School is 0.53, 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 Testing Rank
#719 out of 1232 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
76%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75-79%
74%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
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Asian
7%
3%
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Hispanic
6%
11%
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Black
11%
6%
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White
67%
76%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.530.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCedar Rapids Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Nixon Elementary School is John F Kennedy High School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Harding Middle School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hiawatha Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Hiawatha Hiawatha Elementary School Math: 75% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 416 students
    0.6 miles
    603 Emmons St
    Hiawatha, IA 52233
    (319) 558-2172
    0.6 PK-5 416
  • Cedar Rapids John F Kennedy High School Math: 81% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,795 student
    1.4 miles
    4545 Wenig Rd Ne
    Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
    (319) 558-2251
    1.4 9-12 1,795
  • Cedar Rapids Harding Middle School Math: 71% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 784 students
    1.5 miles
    4801 Golf St Ne
    Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
    (319) 558-2254
    1.5 6-8 784
  • Cedar Rapids Pierce Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 382 students
    1.5 miles
    4343 Marilyn Dr Ne
    Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
    (319) 558-2373
    1.5 K-5 382
  • Robins Westfield Elementary School Math: 87% | Reading: 88%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: K-5 | 548 students
    1.8 miles
    901 E Main St
    Robins, IA 52328
    (319) 447-3350
    1.8 K-5 548

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