Tipton Elementary School

601 Lemon
Tipton, IA 52772
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
Tipton Elementary School serves 390 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
Tipton 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 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80-84% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 76%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 80-84% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 74%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 24% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Tipton Elementary School's student population of 390 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Awards Blue Ribbon School (2017)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students390 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

Tipton Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,232 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Tipton Elementary School is 0.10, 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)
Overall Testing Rank
#376 out of 1232 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-84%
76%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-84%
74%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:114:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
2%
11%
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Black
1%
6%
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White
95%
76%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.100.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
18%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTipton Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Tipton Elementary School is Tipton High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Tipton Middle School (0.9 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Tipton Tipton High School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 296 students
    0.7 miles
    400 E 6th St
    Tipton, IA 52772
    (563) 886-6027
    0.7 9-12 296
  • Tipton Tipton Middle School Math: 79% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 5-8 | 301 students
    0.9 miles
    725 West 7th St.
    Tipton, IA 52772
    (563) 886-6025
    0.9 5-8 301
  • Bennett Bennett Elementary School Math: 70-79% | Reading: 70-79%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 69 students
    8.5 miles
    300 Cedar St
    Bennett, IA 52721
    (563) 890-2226
    8.5 PK-6 69
  • Clarence North Cedar Jr/sr High School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 353 students
    8.5 miles
    400 Ball Street
    Clarence, IA 52216
    (563) 452-3179
    8.5 7-12 353
  • Mechanicsville North Cedar Mechanicsville Elementary Center Math: 70-74% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 193 students
    11.2 miles
    609 125th St.
    Mechanicsville, IA 52306
    (563) 432-6933
    11.2 PK-6 193

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