700 S 15th Street
Marion, IA 52302
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Starry Elementary School serves 217 students in grades Kindergarten-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.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 26% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Starry Elementary School's student population of 217 students has declined by 46% over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 24% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-2
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
217 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
19 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Starry Elementary School is 0.29, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(11-12)
80-84%
76%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(11-12)
75-79%
71%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
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3%
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Hispanic
6%
12%
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Black
6%
7%
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White
84%
74%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IA.
Diversity Score
0.29
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Starry Elementary 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
4%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-2
  • Students: 217 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 16%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 80-84%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 75-79%
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.29

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