Studebaker Elementary School

  • Studebaker Elementary School serves 500 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 55% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 77%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 60% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 75%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Iowa state average of 23%.

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School Overview

  • Studebaker Elementary School's student population of 500 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 17% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students500 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Studebaker Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Studebaker Elementary School is 0.61, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.24. 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#1139 out of 1,252 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
77%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Studebaker Elementary School 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)
60%
75%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Studebaker Elementary School 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 Ratio15:114:1
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American Indian
n/an/a
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
32%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Studebaker Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Iowa by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
10%
6%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Studebaker Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Iowa by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
53%
77%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Studebaker Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Iowa by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Studebaker Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IA.
Diversity Score0.610.24
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Eligible for Free Lunch
66%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Studebaker 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 NameDes Moines Independent Comm School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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