South Central Calhoun Elementary Building

  • South Central Calhoun Elementary Building serves 333 students in grades Prekindergarten-3.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≥90% (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 ≥90% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 75%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • South Central Calhoun Elementary Building placed in the top 10% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Iowa state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 23%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • South Central Calhoun Elementary Building's student population of 333 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2014)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-3
Total Students333 students
This chart display total students of South Central Calhoun Elementary Building by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Gender %This chart display gender of South Central Calhoun Elementary Building
Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of South Central Calhoun Elementary Building by grade.

School Comparison

  • South Central Calhoun Elementary Building is ranked within the top 10% 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 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of South Central Calhoun Elementary Building is 0.12, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IA)
Overall School Rank#84 out of 1239 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≥90%
77%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of South Central Calhoun Elementary Building 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥90%
75%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of South Central Calhoun Elementary Building 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1
Hispanic
4%
11%
White
94%
77%
Two or more races
2%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in South Central Calhoun Elementary Building.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IA.
Diversity Score0.120.40
This chart display the diversity score of South Central Calhoun Elementary Building and the public school average diversity score of Iowa by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
34%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in South Central Calhoun Elementary Building and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Iowa by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in South Central Calhoun Elementary Building and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Iowa by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSouth Central Calhoun Comm School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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