1801 Orchard Ave
Oskaloosa, IA 52577
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Oskaloosa Elementary School serves 881 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Oskaloosa 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 68% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 69%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 68% (which is equal to the Iowa state average of 68%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 26% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Oskaloosa Elementary School's student population of 881 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 76 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
881 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
76 teachers
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School Rankings

Oskaloosa Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,227 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Oskaloosa Elementary School is 0.29, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank
#712 out of 1227 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
69%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
68%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
4%
12%
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Black
4%
7%
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White
84%
74%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.29
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 881 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 16%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in IA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 68% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 68% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.29

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