Pekin Elementary School

  • Pekin Elementary School serves 345 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • 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.
  • Pekin Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Iowa state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 24%.

Top Placements

Pekin Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa for:

School Overview

  • Pekin Elementary School's student population of 345 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students345 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Pekin Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,239 schools in Iowa (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Pekin Elementary School is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IA)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#192 out of 1239 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)90-94%
77%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Pekin 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 Pekin 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 Ratio15:115:1
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
2%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Pekin Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Iowa by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
n/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Pekin Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Iowa by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
White
96%
76%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Pekin Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Iowa by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Pekin Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IA.
Diversity Score0.080.40
This chart display the diversity score of Pekin Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Iowa by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunchn/a
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pekin Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Iowa by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePekin Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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