Novak Elementary School

401 29th Avenue
Marion, IA 52302
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Novak Elementary School serves 582 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Novak Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 72% (which is lower 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% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 74%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Iowa state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 24% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Novak Elementary School's student population of 582 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students582 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

Novak Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Novak Elementary School is 0.34, 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
#830 out of 1232 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
76%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
74%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
5%
11%
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Black
6%
6%
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White
81%
76%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.340.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLinn-Mar Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Novak Elementary School is Linn-mar High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Excelsior Middle School (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Marion Linn-mar High School Math: 85% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,141 students
    0.4 miles
    3111 N 10th St
    Marion, IA 52302
    (319) 447-3040
    0.4 9-12 2,141
  • Marion Excelsior Middle School Math: 84% | Reading: 80%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 948 students
    0.6 miles
    3555 N 10th St
    Marion, IA 52302
    (319) 447-3130
    0.6 6-8 948
  • Marion Indian Creek Elementary School Math: 93% | Reading: 90%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-5 | 568 students
    0.7 miles
    2900 Indian Creek Rd
    Marion, IA 52302
    (319) 447-3270
    0.7 K-5 568
  • Cedar Rapids Bowman Woods Elementary School Math: 86% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-5 | 459 students
    1.2 miles
    151 Boyson Rd Ne
    Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
    (319) 447-3240
    1.2 K-5 459
  • Marion Oak Ridge School Math: 87% | Reading: 87%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 6-8 | 764 students
    1.2 miles
    4901 Alburnett Road
    Marion, IA 52302
    (319) 447-3410
    1.2 6-8 764

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