Oak Park

  • Oak Park serves 369 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (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 45-49% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 74%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Oak Park 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 student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the Iowa state average of 24% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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School Overview

  • Oak Park's student population of 369 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students369 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Oak Park 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 Oak Park is 0.78, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank#1195 out of 1232 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
76%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
74%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
American Indian
1%
n/a
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Asian
8%
3%
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Hispanic
24%
11%
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Black
20%
6%
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White
32%
76%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
15%
4%
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Diversity Score0.780.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
75%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDes Moines Independent Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Des Moines Harding Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 788 students
    0.4 miles
    203 E Euclid Ave
    Des Moines, IA 50313
    (515) 242-8445
    0.4 6-8 788
  • Des Moines Findley Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 343 students
    0.8 miles
    3025 Oxford Street
    Des Moines, IA 50313
    (515) 242-8407
    0.8 K-5 343
  • Des Moines Madison Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 279 students
    0.9 miles
    806 E Hoffman St
    Des Moines, IA 50316
    (515) 242-8420
    0.9 PK-5 279
  • Des Moines North High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,319 student
    1.1 miles
    501 Holcomb Ave
    Des Moines, IA 50313
    (515) 242-7200
    1.1 9-12 1,319
  • Des Moines Cattell Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 410 students
    1.2 miles
    3101 E 12th St
    Des Moines, IA 50316
    (515) 242-8403
    1.2 K-5 410

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