North Cedar Lowden Elementary Center

703 Park Avenue
Lowden, IA 52255
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
North Cedar Lowden Elementary Center serves 176 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 top 30%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-74% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 64%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 68%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 27% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 176 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 7%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in IA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

North Cedar Lowden Elementary Center's student population of 176 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 13 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
176 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
13 teachers
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School Rankings

North Cedar Lowden Elementary Center is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,221 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of North Cedar Lowden Elementary Center is 0.13, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank
#696 out of 1221 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
68%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
4%
12%
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Black
n/a
7%
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White
93%
73%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.13
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is North Cedar Lowden Elementary Center's ranking?
North Cedar Lowden Elementary Center is ranked #696 out of 1,221 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Iowa.
What schools are North Cedar Lowden Elementary Center often compared to?
North Cedar Lowden Elementary Centeris often viewed alongside schools like Neil Armstrong Elementary School, Neil Armstrong Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
70-74% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 64% IA state average), while 55-59% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 68% IA state average).
How many students attend North Cedar Lowden Elementary Center?
176 students attend North Cedar Lowden Elementary Center.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
93% of North Cedar Lowden Elementary Center students are White, 4% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of North Cedar Lowden Elementary Center?
North Cedar Lowden Elementary Center has a student ration of 14:1, which is equal to the Iowa state average of 14:1.
What grades does North Cedar Lowden Elementary Center offer ?
North Cedar Lowden Elementary Center offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6
What school district is North Cedar Lowden Elementary Center part of?
North Cedar Lowden Elementary Center is part of North Cedar Comm School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 176 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 7%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

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