North Elementary School serves 171 students in grades 3-6.
North 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 top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65-69% (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 65-69% (which is approximately equal to the Iowa state average of 68%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 27% (majority Hispanic).
- Grades: 3-6
- Enrollment: 171 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
- Minority Enrollment: 5%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in IA
- Math Proficiency: 65-69% (Top 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 65-69% (Top 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education
North Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa for:
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
North Elementary School's student population of 171 students has declined by 25% over five school years.
The teacher population of 13 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
(offers virtual instruction)
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
North Elementary School 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 Elementary School is 0.10, 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
State Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank
#623 out of 1221 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is North Elementary School's ranking?
North Elementary School is ranked #623 out of 1,221 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Iowa.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
65-69% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 64% IA state average), while 65-69% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 68% IA state average).
How many students attend North Elementary School?
171 students attend North Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
95% of North Elementary School students are White, 3% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of North Elementary School?
North Elementary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Iowa state average of 14:1.
What grades does North Elementary School offer ?
North Elementary School offers enrollment in grades 3-6 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is North Elementary School part of?
North Elementary School is part of Central Decatur Comm School District.
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