Riceville Elementary School

  • Riceville Elementary School serves 163 students in grades KG-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the IA average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 22%.
  • Riceville Elementary School operates within the Riceville Community School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 163 students has grown by 24% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 14 teachers has grown by 16% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 163 students
Riceville Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Riceville Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 14 teachers
Riceville Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Riceville Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 11:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.15 is less than the state average of 0.38. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 15:1
Riceville Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
American Indian
n/a n/a
Riceville Elementary School American Indian Students (2004-2010)
Hispanic
7%
10%
Riceville Elementary School Black Students (2004-2015)
Black
1%
5%
Riceville Elementary School Black Students (2001-2015)
White
92%
78%
Riceville Elementary School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Riceville Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
All Ethnic Groups Riceville Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown IA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.15 0.38
Riceville Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
34%
34%
Riceville Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
7%
7%
Riceville Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Riceville Community School District's student population of 330 students has grown by 18% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $14,097 is higher than the state average of $13,242. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,243 is less than the state average of $12,536. The district spending/student has declined by 10% over four years.
School District Name Riceville Community School District
Number of Schools
Managed
2
3
Number of Students Managed 330 673
Riceville Community School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $4 MM $9 MM
Riceville Community School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $3 MM $8 MM
Riceville Community School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $14,097 $13,242
Riceville Community School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $11,243 $12,536
Riceville Community School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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