Starry Elementary School

  • Starry Elementary School serves 408 students in grades Prekindergarten-2.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 80-84% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 76%) for the 2011-12 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 75-79% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 71%) for the 2011-12 school year.
  • Starry Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2011-12 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 23%.

School Overview

  • Starry Elementary School's student population of 408 students has grown by 25% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 19% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-2
Total Students408 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Starry Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,200 schools in Iowa (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2011-12 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Starry Elementary School is 0.26, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.39. 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--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)80-84%
76%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
71%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:114:1
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American Indian
n/an/a
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
4%
11%
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Black
4%
6%
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White
86%
77%
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Starry Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IA.
Diversity Score0.260.39
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Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Starry Elementary School 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 NameMarion Independent School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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