Richardson Elementary School serves 298 students in grades Prekindergarten-3.
Richardson 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (which is approximately equal to the Iowa state average of 64%) for the 2020-21 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 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 27% (majority Hispanic).
- Grades: Prekindergarten-3
- Enrollment: 298 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
- Minority Enrollment: 21%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in IA
- Math Proficiency: 60-64% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 30-34% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education
Richardson Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa for:
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
Richardson Elementary School's student population of 298 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
(offers virtual instruction)
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Richardson Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Richardson Elementary School is 0.36, 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
State Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank
#995 out of 1221 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Richardson Elementary School's ranking?
Richardson Elementary School is ranked #995 out of 1,221 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Iowa.
What schools are Richardson Elementary School often compared to?
Richardson Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Lincoln Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
60-64% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 64% IA state average), while 30-34% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 68% IA state average).
How many students attend Richardson Elementary School?
298 students attend Richardson Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
79% of Richardson Elementary School students are White, 9% of students are Two or more races, 8% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Richardson Elementary School?
Richardson Elementary School has a student ration of 11:1, which is lower than the Iowa state average of 14:1.
What grades does Richardson Elementary School offer ?
Richardson Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-3 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Richardson Elementary School part of?
Richardson Elementary School is part of Fort Madison Comm School District.
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