Parkersburg Elementary School

  • Parkersburg Elementary School serves 253 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 90-94% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 77%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 80-84% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 75%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Iowa state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 23%.

School Overview

  • Parkersburg Elementary School's student population of 253 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 18 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students253 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Parkersburg Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Parkersburg Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Parkersburg Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Parkersburg Elementary School is 0.04, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.25. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IA)
Overall School Rank#266 out of 1,252 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)90-94%
77%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Parkersburg Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Iowa by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)80-84%
75%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Parkersburg Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Iowa by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1
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Hispanic
n/a
11%
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Black
2%
6%
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White
98%
77%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Parkersburg Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IA.
Diversity Score0.040.25
This chart display the diversity score of Parkersburg Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Iowa by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
16%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Parkersburg Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Iowa by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAplington-Parkersburg Comm School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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