Prescott Elementary School

  • Prescott Elementary School serves 274 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40-44% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 78%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 75%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Iowa state average of 22%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Prescott Elementary School's student population of 274 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students274 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Prescott Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,252 schools in Iowa (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has increased from 8:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Prescott Elementary School is 0.71, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.23. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IA)
Overall School Rank
71%
26%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
78%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
75%
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Student : Teacher Ratio9:114:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
7%
10%
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Black
30%
6%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Prescott Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Iowa by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
43%
78%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Prescott Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Iowa by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hawaiian
7%
n/a
Two or more races
13%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Prescott Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IA.
Diversity Score0.710.23
This chart display the diversity score of Prescott Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Iowa by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
34%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Prescott Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Iowa by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Prescott 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 NameDubuque Community School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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