Viola Gibson Elementary School

6101 Gibson Dr Ne
Cedar Rapids, IA 52411
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 20%
Serving 577 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Viola Gibson Elementary School ranks in the top 20% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 79% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 64%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 77% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 68%).
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 27% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 577 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 17%
  • : Top 20% in IA
  • : 79% (Top 20%)
  • : 77% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Viola Gibson Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa for:

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School Overview

Viola Gibson Elementary School's student population of 577 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
577 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
34 teachers
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School Rankings

Viola Gibson Elementary School ranks within the top 20% of all 1,221 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Viola Gibson Elementary School is 0.30, 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)
#181 out of 1221 schools
(Top 20%)
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79%
64%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Viola Gibson 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 2020-21 school year data.
77%
68%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
14:1
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American Indian
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n/a
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
3%
12%
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Black
2%
7%
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White
83%
73%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
9%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.30
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
12%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Viola Gibson Elementary School's ranking?
Viola Gibson Elementary School is ranked #181 out of 1,221 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa.
What schools are Viola Gibson Elementary School often compared to?
Viola Gibson Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Bowman Woods Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
79% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 64% IA state average), while 77% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 68% IA state average).
How many students attend Viola Gibson Elementary School?
577 students attend Viola Gibson Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
83% of Viola Gibson Elementary School students are White, 9% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Asian, 3% of students are Hispanic, and 2% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Viola Gibson Elementary School?
Viola Gibson Elementary School has a student ration of 17:1, which is higher than the Iowa state average of 14:1.
What grades does Viola Gibson Elementary School offer ?
Viola Gibson Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Viola Gibson Elementary School part of?
Viola Gibson Elementary School is part of Cedar Rapids Comm School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 577 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 17%
  • : Top 20%
  • : 79% (Top 20%)
  • : 77% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

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