United South

  • United South serves 179 students in grades 2-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 75-79% (which is approximately equal to the Iowa state average of 77%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 80-84% (which is higher 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 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 23%.

School Overview

  • United South's student population of 179 students has grown by 27% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 12 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 2-6
Total Students179 students
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Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
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School Comparison

  • United South's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of United South is 0.29, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.25. 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#17 out of 1,252 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
77%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)80-84%
75%
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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
9%
11%
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Black
1%
6%
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White
84%
77%
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in United South.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IA.
Diversity Score0.290.25
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Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameUnited Comm School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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