South Central Calhoun Elementary Building

330 Brower Street
Rockwell City, IA 50579
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
South Central Calhoun Elementary Building serves 321 students in grades Prekindergarten-3.
South Central Calhoun Elementary Building placed in the top 50% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80-89% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 64%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-59% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 68%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 27% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-3
  • Enrollment: 321 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 5%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in IA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 80-89% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-59% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

South Central Calhoun Elementary Building ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa for:

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School Overview

South Central Calhoun Elementary Building's student population of 321 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has grown by 17% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-3
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
321 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
27 teachers
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School Rankings

South Central Calhoun Elementary Building is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,221 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of South Central Calhoun Elementary Building is 0.10, 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.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank
#561 out of 1221 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-89%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-59%
68%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
14:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
3%
12%
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Black
1%
7%
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White
95%
73%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.10
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is South Central Calhoun Elementary Building's ranking?
South Central Calhoun Elementary Building is ranked #561 out of 1,221 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Iowa.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
80-89% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 64% IA state average), while 50-59% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 68% IA state average).
How many students attend South Central Calhoun Elementary Building?
321 students attend South Central Calhoun Elementary Building.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
95% of South Central Calhoun Elementary Building students are White, 3% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of South Central Calhoun Elementary Building?
South Central Calhoun Elementary Building has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Iowa state average of 14:1.
What grades does South Central Calhoun Elementary Building offer ?
South Central Calhoun Elementary Building offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-3 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is South Central Calhoun Elementary Building part of?
South Central Calhoun Elementary Building is part of South Central Calhoun Comm School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-3
  • Enrollment: 321 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 5%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 80-89% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-59% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

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