Richardson Elementary School

3301 Avenue L
Fort Madison, IA 52627
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Richardson Elementary School serves 332 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 top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75-79% (which is approximately equal to the Iowa state average of 76%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75-79% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 74%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 24% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Richardson Elementary School's student population of 332 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-3
Total Students332 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

Richardson Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,232 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Richardson Elementary School is 0.35, which is less 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank
#634 out of 1232 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
75-79%
76%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75-79%
74%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
8%
11%
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Black
4%
6%
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White
80%
76%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.350.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFort Madison Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Richardson Elementary School is Fort Madison High School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Fort Madison Middle School (1.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Fort Madison Fort Madison High School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 567 students
    1.3 miles
    2001 Ave B
    Fort Madison, IA 52627
    (319) 372-1862
    1.3 9-12 567
  • Fort Madison Fort Madison Middle School Math: 65% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 4-8 | 680 students
    1.3 miles
    502 48th Street
    Fort Madison, IA 52627
    (319) 372-4687
    1.3 4-8 680
  • Fort Madison Lincoln Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-3 | 300 students
    1.8 miles
    1326 Ave E
    Fort Madison, IA 52627
    (319) 372-2896
    1.8 K-3 300
  • Nauvoo Nauvoo Elementary School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 246 students
    5.4 miles
    2461 N State Hwy 96
    Nauvoo, IL 62354
    (217) 453-2231
    5.4 PK-8 246
  • Donnellson Central Lee High School Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 321 students
    9.1 miles
    2642 Highway 218
    Donnellson, IA 52625
    (319) 835-9510
    9.1 9-12 321

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