Perry Elementary School

  • Perry Elementary School serves 745 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 72% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 76%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 66% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 74%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Perry 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 15:1.

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School Overview

  • Perry Elementary School's student population of 745 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 60 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students745 students
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Total Classroom Teachers60 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Perry Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,232 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Perry Elementary School is 0.55, which is more 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 School Rank#968 out of 1232 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
76%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
74%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
51%
11%
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Black
3%
6%
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White
44%
77%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score0.550.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Perry Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Iowa by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePerry Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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