Rural Elementary School #4

1153 Denison Ave
Fairbank, IA 50629
(School attendance zone shown in map)
2/
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Bottom 50%
Serving 21 students in grades Kindergarten-8, Rural Elementary School #4 ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≥50% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 64%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≥50% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 70%).
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Iowa state level of 14:1.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 21 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • : Bottom 50% in IA
  • : ≥50% (Btm 50%)
  • : ≥50% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Rural Elementary School #4 ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa for:

School Overview

Rural Elementary School #4's student population of 21 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 1 teachers has declined by 50% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
21 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
1 teacher
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Rural Elementary School #4 ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,233 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Rural Elementary School #4 is 0.00, 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.
This School
State Level (IA)
#1099 out of 1233 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Rural Elementary School #4, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
≥50%
64%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Rural Elementary School #4 and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Iowa by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
≥50%
70%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Rural Elementary School #4 and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Iowa by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
14:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Rural Elementary School #4 and the public school average student teacher ratio of Iowa by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
n/a
12%
Black
n/a
7%
White
100%
73%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Rural Elementary School #4 and the percentage of White public school students in Iowa by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
5%
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Rural Elementary School #4.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Iowa.
0.00
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch (91-92)
9%
18%
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Rural Elementary School #4's ranking?
Rural Elementary School #4 is ranked #1099 out of 1,233 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Iowa.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≥50% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 64% IA state average), while ≥50% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 70% IA state average).
How many students attend Rural Elementary School #4?
21 students attend Rural Elementary School #4.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
100% of Rural Elementary School #4 students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Rural Elementary School #4?
Rural Elementary School #4 has a student ration of 21:1, which is higher than the Iowa state average of 14:1.
What grades does Rural Elementary School #4 offer ?
Rural Elementary School #4 offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Rural Elementary School #4 part of?
Rural Elementary School #4 is part of Wapsie Valley Comm School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 21 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : ≥50% (Btm 50%)
  • : ≥50% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

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