United South

  • United South serves 166 students in grades 2-6.
  • 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.
  • United South 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 student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 15:1.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • United South's student population of 166 students has grown by 21% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 15 teachers has grown by 50% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 2-6
Total Students166 students
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Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
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School Comparison

  • United South 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of United South is 0.28, 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 Ratio11:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
9%
11%
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Black
1%
6%
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White
84%
77%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score0.280.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameUnited Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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