Peosta Elementary School

8522 Burds Rd
Peosta, IA 52068
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Peosta Elementary School serves 378 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Peosta Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 85-89% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 64%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75-79% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 68%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 27% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 378 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 6%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in IA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 85-89% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 75-79% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Peosta Elementary School's student population of 378 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 29% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
378 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
31 teachers
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School Rankings

Peosta Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 1,221 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Peosta Elementary School is 0.12, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank
#104 out of 1221 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
85-89%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75-79%
68%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
2%
12%
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Black
2%
7%
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White
94%
73%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.12
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
10%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
2%
6%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Peosta Elementary School's ranking?
Peosta Elementary School is ranked #104 out of 1,221 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in Iowa.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
85-89% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 64% IA state average), while 75-79% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 68% IA state average).
How many students attend Peosta Elementary School?
378 students attend Peosta Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
94% of Peosta Elementary School students are White, 2% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Black, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Peosta Elementary School?
Peosta Elementary School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Iowa state average of 14:1.
What grades does Peosta Elementary School offer ?
Peosta Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Peosta Elementary School part of?
Peosta Elementary School is part of Western Dubuque Comm School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 378 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 6%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 85-89% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 75-79% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

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