North Tama Elementary School

605 Walnut
Traer, IA 50675
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
North Tama Elementary School serves 246 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
North Tama Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 85-89% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 76%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75-79% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 74%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 24% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

North Tama Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa for:

School Overview

North Tama Elementary School's student population of 246 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students246 students
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Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Comparison

North Tama Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Tama Elementary School 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
#346 out of 1232 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
85-89%
76%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75-79%
74%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
n/an/a
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
4%
11%
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Black
n/a
6%
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White
90%
76%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.190.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNorth Tama County 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 Tama Elementary School is North Tama High School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Union Middle School (7.9 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Traer North Tama High School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 212 students
    0.0 miles
    605 Walnut
    Traer, IA 50675
    (319) 478-2265
    0 7-12 212
  • Dysart Union Middle School Math: 83% | Reading: 74%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 246 students
    7.9 miles
    505 West
    Dysart, IA 52224
    (319) 476-5100
    7.9 6-8 246
  • Dysart Dysart-geneseo Elementary School Math: 90-94% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-5 | 179 students
    8.1 miles
    411 Lincoln
    Dysart, IA 52224
    (319) 476-7110
    8.1 PK-5 179
  • Reinbeck Gladbrook-reinbeck Elementary School Math: 85-89% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-6 | 239 students
    11.1 miles
    300 Cedar Street
    Reinbeck, IA 50669
    (319) 345-2822
    11.1 PK-6 239
  • Reinbeck Gladbrook-reinbeck High School Math: 90-94% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 7-12 | 222 students
    11.2 miles
    600 Blackhawk Street
    Reinbeck, IA 50669
    (319) 345-2921
    11.2 7-12 222

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