North Cedar Lowden Elementary Center

  • North Cedar Lowden Elementary Center serves 179 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 80-84% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 77%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 70-74% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 75%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • North Cedar Lowden Elementary Center 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 24%.

School Overview

  • North Cedar Lowden Elementary Center's student population of 179 students has grown by 33% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 14 teachers has grown by 40% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students179 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of North Cedar Lowden Elementary Center
Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
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School Comparison

  • North Cedar Lowden Elementary Center 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 13:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of North Cedar Lowden Elementary Center is 0.17, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.40. 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)#711 out of 1239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)80-84%
77%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of North Cedar Lowden Elementary Center and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Iowa by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
75%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of North Cedar Lowden Elementary Center and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Iowa by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
n/an/a
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Asian
1%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in North Cedar Lowden Elementary Center and the percentage of Asian public school students in Iowa by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
2%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in North Cedar Lowden Elementary Center and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Iowa by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
n/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in North Cedar Lowden Elementary Center and the percentage of Black public school students in Iowa by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
91%
76%
Two or more races
6%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in North Cedar Lowden Elementary Center.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IA.
Diversity Score0.170.40
This chart display the diversity score of North Cedar Lowden Elementary Center and the public school average diversity score of Iowa by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in North Cedar Lowden Elementary Center and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Iowa by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in North Cedar Lowden Elementary Center and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Iowa by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNorth Cedar Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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