River Valley Elementary School

  • River Valley Elementary School serves 228 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 80-84% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 77%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 70-74% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 75%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • River Valley Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 24%.

School Overview

  • River Valley Elementary School's student population of 228 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students228 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

  • River Valley Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,239 schools in Iowa (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of River Valley Elementary School is 0.13, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IA)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#711 out of 1239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)80-84%
77%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
75%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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American Indian
n/an/a
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
4%
11%
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Black
n/a
6%
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White
93%
76%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in River Valley Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IA.
Diversity Score0.130.40
This chart display the diversity score of River Valley Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Iowa by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in River Valley Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Iowa by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in River Valley Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Iowa by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRiver Valley Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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