Richardson Elementary School
Richardson Elementary School serves 262 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65-69% (which is approximately equal to the Iowa state average of 69%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 68%) for the 2018-19 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 26% (majority Hispanic).
- Grades: Prekindergarten-3
- Enrollment: 262 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
- Minority Enrollment: 21%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in IA
- Math Proficiency: 65-69% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 50-54% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education
Richardson Elementary School's student population of 262 students has declined by 20% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 22% over five school years.
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Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Richardson 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 Richardson Elementary School is 0.36, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank
#919 out of 1227 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: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education
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