3012 Duff Avenue
Ames, IA 50010
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Northwood Pre-school serves 317 students in grades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten.
The student:teacher ratio of 32:1 is higher than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is higher than the Iowa state average of 24% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Rankings

Northwood Pre-school ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa for:

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School Overview

Northwood Pre-school's student population of 317 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 10 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
Total Students
317 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
10 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Northwood Pre-school is 0.54, which is more 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 Data
This School
State Level (IA)
Student : Teacher Ratio
32:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
13%
3%
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Hispanic
6%
11%
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Black
8%
6%
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White
66%
76%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
  • Students: 317 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 32:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 34%
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.54 (Top 20% in IA)

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