Northwood Elementary School (Closed 2006)

Northwood Elementary School served 225 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Minority enrollment was 32% of the student body (majority Asian), which was higher than the Iowa state average of 24% (majority Hispanic and Black).

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
225 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Definition of Terms 2005-2006 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IA)
Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
19%
3%
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Hispanic
3%
11%
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Black
10%
6%
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White
68%
76%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.50
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Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2005-2006 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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