North Cedar Lowden Elementary Center

Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
North Cedar Lowden Elementary Center serves 179 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
North Cedar Lowden Elementary Center placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 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 60-64% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 74%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 24% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

North Cedar Lowden Elementary Center places among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa for:

School Overview

North Cedar Lowden Elementary Center's student population of 179 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 14 teachers has grown by 27% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students179 students
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Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
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School Comparison

North Cedar Lowden Elementary Center 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 North Cedar Lowden Elementary Center is 0.19, 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
#988 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)
60-64%
74%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
2%
11%
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Black
1%
6%
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White
90%
76%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.190.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
7%
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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

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to North Cedar Lowden Elementary Center is Calamus-wheatland Sec Attendance Center (4.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Bennett Elementary School (8.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Wheatland Calamus-wheatland Sec Attendance Center Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 215 students
    4.9 miles
    110 E Park Rd
    Wheatland, IA 52777
    (563) 374-1292
    4.9 7-12 215
  • Bennett Bennett Elementary School Math: 70-79% | Reading: 70-79%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 69 students
    8.5 miles
    300 Cedar St
    Bennett, IA 52721
    (563) 890-2226
    8.5 PK-6 69
  • Oxford Junction Midland Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 230 students
    8.9 miles
    510 3rd Ave North
    Oxford Junction, IA 52323
    (563) 488-2292
    8.9 PK-5 230
  • Calamus Calamus-wheatland Elementary Attendance Center Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 275 students
    9.1 miles
    80 S 2nd St
    Calamus, IA 52729
    (563) 246-2221
    9.1 PK-6 275
  • Tipton Tipton Middle School Math: 79% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 5-8 | 301 students
    11.5 miles
    725 West 7th St.
    Tipton, IA 52772
    (563) 886-6025
    11.5 5-8 301

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