Peosta Elementary School

8522 Burds Rd
Peosta, IA 52068
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
Peosta Elementary School serves 326 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Peosta Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 85-89% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 76%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 80-84% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 74%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 24% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Peosta Elementary School's student population of 326 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has grown by 27% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students326 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

Peosta Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Peosta Elementary School is 0.12, 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
#207 out of 1232 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
85-89%
76%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-84%
74%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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3%
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Hispanic
2%
11%
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Black
2%
6%
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White
94%
76%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.120.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
8%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWestern Dubuque Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Peosta Elementary School is Western Dubuque High School (4.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Eleanor Roosevelt Middle School (6.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Epworth Elementary School (4.4 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Epworth Epworth Elementary School Math: ≥95% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-4 | 289 students
    4.4 miles
    201 Jacoby Drive E
    Epworth, IA 52045
    (563) 876-5514
    4.4 PK-4 289
  • Epworth Western Dubuque High School Math: 90% | Reading: 83%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 930 students
    4.7 miles
    302 5th Ave Sw
    Epworth, IA 52045
    (563) 876-3442
    4.7 9-12 930
  • Dubuque Carver Elementary School Math: 87% | Reading: 82%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 570 students
    6.5 miles
    2007 Radford Road
    Dubuque, IA 52002
    (563) 552-4500
    6.5 PK-5 570
  • Dubuque Eleanor Roosevelt Middle School Math: 83% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,095 student
    6.5 miles
    2001 Radford Rd
    Dubuque, IA 52002
    (563) 552-5000
    6.5 6-8 1,095
  • Dubuque Hempstead High School Math: 81% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,709 student
    6.9 miles
    3715 Pennsylvania Ave
    Dubuque, IA 52002
    (563) 552-5200
    6.9 9-12 1,709

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