South O'brien Elementary School Primghar Center

155 3rd St Ne
Primghar, IA 51245
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
South O'brien Elementary School Primghar Center serves 317 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
South O'brien Elementary School Primghar Center placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-74% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 76%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70-74% (which is approximately equal to the Iowa state average of 74%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 24% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

South O'brien Elementary School Primghar Center's student population of 317 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students317 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

South O'brien Elementary School Primghar Center is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,232 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of South O'brien Elementary School Primghar Center is 0.19, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank
#862 out of 1232 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
76%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
74%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
5%
11%
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Black
2%
6%
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White
90%
76%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.190.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSouth O'brien Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to South O'brien Elementary School Primghar Center is South O'brien Secondary School (8.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Hartley-melvin-sanborn Middle School (6.8 miles away)
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