Smouse Opportunity School (Closed 2021)

Smouse Opportunity School served 94 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was ≤20% (which was lower than the Iowa state average of 76%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 21-39% (which was lower than the Iowa state average of 74%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 was lower than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment was 57% of the student body (majority Black), which was higher than the Iowa state average of 26% (majority Hispanic and Black).

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
94 students
This chart display total students of Smouse Opportunity School by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Gender %
This chart display gender of Smouse Opportunity School
Total Classroom Teachers
16 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Smouse Opportunity School by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Students by Grade
This chart display the students of Smouse Opportunity School by grade.

School Rankings

Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
≤20%
76%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Smouse Opportunity School 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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
21-39%
74%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Smouse Opportunity School 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 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
6:1
14:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Smouse Opportunity School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Iowa by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
American Indian
1%
n/a
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Smouse Opportunity School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Iowa by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Asian
8%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Smouse Opportunity School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Iowa by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Hispanic
13%
12%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Smouse Opportunity School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Iowa by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Black
27%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Smouse Opportunity School and the percentage of Black public school students in Iowa by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
White
43%
74%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Smouse Opportunity School and the percentage of White public school students in Iowa by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Smouse Opportunity School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Iowa by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Smouse Opportunity School.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IA.
Diversity Score
0.72
This chart display the diversity score of Smouse Opportunity School and the public school average diversity score of Iowa by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
76%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Smouse Opportunity School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Iowa by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Smouse Opportunity School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Iowa by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

Nearby Homes for Sale

Recent Articles

School Safety: Shootings
School Safety: Shootings
Teachers and parents must be prepared for anything that impacts the safety of our young people.
What are the Top High Schools in Boston?
What are the Top High Schools in Boston?
We review recent rankings from Boston Magazine that shows the top-rated high schools in this extensive school district.
An Overview of the Funding of Public Schools
An Overview of the Funding of Public Schools
Learn about how public schools are funded today and how the federal and local monies are allocated.

Quick Links