North Kossuth Elementary School

203 5th Street North
Swea City, IA 50590
(School attendance zone shown in map)
10/
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Top 5%
Serving 142 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, North Kossuth Elementary School ranks in the top 5% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80-89% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 64%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 85-89% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 70%).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 27% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 142 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 12%
  • : Top 5% in IA
  • : 80-89% (Top 10%)
  • : 85-89% (Top 5%)
  • : 60-79% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

North Kossuth Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa for:

School Overview

North Kossuth Elementary School's student population of 142 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 11 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
142 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
11 teachers
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School Rankings

North Kossuth Elementary School ranks within the top 5% of all 1,233 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of North Kossuth Elementary School is 0.22, 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.
This School
State Level (IA)
#58 out of 1233 schools
(Top 5%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of North Kossuth Elementary School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
80-89%
64%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of North Kossuth Elementary School 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 2021-22 school year data.
85-89%
70%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of North Kossuth Elementary School 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 2021-22 school year data.
60-79%
63%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of North Kossuth Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Iowa by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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3%
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Hispanic
5%
12%
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Black
2%
7%
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White
88%
73%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
5%
5%
This chart displays the percentage of students of two or more races in North Kossuth Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Iowa by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in North Kossuth Elementary School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Iowa.
0.22
This chart displays the diversity score of North Kossuth Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Iowa by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
35%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in North Kossuth Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Iowa by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
5%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in North Kossuth Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Iowa by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is North Kossuth Elementary School's ranking?
North Kossuth Elementary School is ranked #58 out of 1,233 schools, which ranks it among the top 5% of public schools in Iowa.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
80-89% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 64% IA state average), while 85-89% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 70% IA state average).
How many students attend North Kossuth Elementary School?
142 students attend North Kossuth Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
88% of North Kossuth Elementary School students are White, 5% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of North Kossuth Elementary School?
North Kossuth Elementary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Iowa state average of 14:1.
What grades does North Kossuth Elementary School offer ?
North Kossuth Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is North Kossuth Elementary School part of?
North Kossuth Elementary School is part of North Kossuth Comm School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 142 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 12%
  • : Top 5%
  • : 80-89% (Top 10%)
  • : 85-89% (Top 5%)
  • : 60-79% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

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