Wapello Elementary School

505 N Cedar
Wapello, IA 52653
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Wapello Elementary School serves 285 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Wapello 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 76%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 74%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 24% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Wapello Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa for:

School Overview

Wapello Elementary School's student population of 285 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students285 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

Wapello Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 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 Wapello Elementary School is 0.27, 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
#1076 out of 1232 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
76%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
74%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:114:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
11%
11%
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Black
1%
6%
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White
85%
76%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.270.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWapello Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Wapello Elementary School is Wapello Senior High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Wapello Junior High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Morning Sun Elementary School (6.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Wapello Wapello Junior High School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 88 students
    0.3 miles
    501 Buchanan St
    Wapello, IA 52653
    (319) 523-8131
    0.3 7-8 88
  • Wapello Wapello Senior High School Math: 70-79% | Reading: 60-69%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 237 students
    0.3 miles
    501 Buchanan St
    Wapello, IA 52653
    (319) 523-3241
    0.3 9-12 237
  • Morning Sun Morning Sun Elementary School Math: 60-69% | Reading: 70-79%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 115 students
    6.8 miles
    311 Division Street
    Morning Sun, IA 52640
    (319) 868-7701
    6.8 PK-6 115
  • Letts Louisa-muscatine High School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 280 students
    8.4 miles
    14354 170th St
    Letts, IA 52754
    (319) 726-3421
    8.4 9-12 280
  • Letts Louisa-muscatine Junior High School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 135 students
    8.4 miles
    14354 170th St
    Letts, IA 52754
    (319) 726-3421
    8.4 7-8 135

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