Tipton Elementary School

601 Lemon
Tipton, IA 52772
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Tipton Elementary School serves 354 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
Tipton Elementary School 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (which is approximately equal to the Iowa state average of 64%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 68%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 27% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 354 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 6%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in IA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Tipton Elementary School's student population of 354 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students
354 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
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School Rankings

Tipton Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,221 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Tipton Elementary School is 0.12, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank
#862 out of 1221 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
68%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
4%
12%
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Black
n/a
7%
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White
94%
73%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.12
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Tipton Elementary School's ranking?
Tipton Elementary School is ranked #862 out of 1,221 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Iowa.
What schools are Tipton Elementary School often compared to?
Tipton Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Hoover Elementary School, North Cedar Mechanicsville Elementary Center by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
60-64% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 64% IA state average), while 55-59% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 68% IA state average).
How many students attend Tipton Elementary School?
354 students attend Tipton Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
94% of Tipton Elementary School students are White, 4% of students are Hispanic, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Tipton Elementary School?
Tipton Elementary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Iowa state average of 14:1.
What grades does Tipton Elementary School offer ?
Tipton Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-4
What school district is Tipton Elementary School part of?
Tipton Elementary School is part of Tipton Comm School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 354 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 6%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

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