1151 White St
Dubuque, IA 52001
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Prescott Elementary School serves 295 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Prescott 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 69%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 68%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Iowa state average of 24% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Prescott Elementary School's student population of 295 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
295 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
31 teachers
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School Rankings

Prescott Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,227 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Prescott Elementary School is 0.71, 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 Data
This School
State Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1209 out of 1227 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
69%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
68%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
7%
11%
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Black
33%
6%
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White
40%
76%
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Hawaiian
8%
n/a
Two or more races
12%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
54%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
7%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 295 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 60%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in IA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.71 (Top 5%)

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