Northwood Pre-school

  • Northwood Pre-school serves 317 students in grades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten.
  • Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is higher than the Iowa state average of 24%.

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School Overview

  • Northwood Pre-school's student population of 317 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 10 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
Total Students317 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Northwood Pre-school
Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Northwood Pre-school by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IA)
Student : Teacher Ratio32:1n/a
American Indian
n/an/a
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Asian
13%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Northwood Pre-school and the percentage of Asian public school students in Iowa by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
6%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Northwood Pre-school and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Iowa by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
8%
6%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Northwood Pre-school and the percentage of Black public school students in Iowa by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
66%
76%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Northwood Pre-school and the percentage of White public school students in Iowa by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Northwood Pre-school. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IA.
Diversity Score0.540.41
This chart display the diversity score of Northwood Pre-school and the public school average diversity score of Iowa by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Northwood Pre-school and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Iowa by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Northwood Pre-school and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Iowa by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAmes Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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