Starry Elementary School

700 S 15th Street
Marion, IA 52302
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Starry Elementary School serves 265 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 13:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 24% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Starry Elementary School's student population of 265 students has declined by 35% over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-2
Total Students265 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

The diversity score of Starry Elementary School is 0.22, 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)
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 Ratio13:114:1
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American Indian
n/an/a
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
3%
11%
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Black
1%
6%
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White
88%
76%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.220.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMarion Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Starry Elementary School is Marion High School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Marion Home School (0.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Marion Marion High School Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 670 students
    0.0 miles
    675 S 15th St
    Marion, IA 52302
    (319) 377-9891
    0 9-12 670
  • Marion Marion Home School
    Grades: K-12 | 1 student
    0.1 miles
    440 S. 15th Street
    Marion, IA 52302
    (319) 373-9209
    0.1 K-12 1
  • Marion Francis Marion Intermediate School Math: 72% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 3-4 | 317 students
    0.5 miles
    2301 3rd Ave
    Marion, IA 52302
    (319) 373-4766
    0.5 3-4 317
  • Marion Vernon Middle School Math: 78% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 5-8 | 647 students
    0.6 miles
    1350 4th Avenue
    Marion, IA 52302
    (319) 377-9401
    0.6 5-8 647
  • Marion Longfellow Elementary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 296 students
    1.1 miles
    2900 8th Ave
    Marion, IA 52302
    (319) 377-4691
    1.1 PK-2 296

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