Waukee Elementary School

850 6th St
Waukee, IA 50263
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 10%
Serving 766 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Waukee Elementary School ranks in the top 10% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 85% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 64%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 85% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 70%).
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 27% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 766 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 21%
  • : Top 10% in IA
  • : 85% (Top 10%)
  • : 85% (Top 10%)
  • : 70-74% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Waukee Elementary School's student population of 766 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 48 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
766 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
48 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Waukee Elementary School ranks within the top 10% of all 1,233 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Waukee Elementary School is 0.37, 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.
This School
State Level (IA)
#71 out of 1233 schools
(Top 10%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Waukee Elementary School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
85%
64%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Waukee 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 2021-22 school year data.
85%
70%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Waukee Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Iowa by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
70-74%
63%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Waukee Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Iowa by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
14:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
6%
12%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Waukee Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Iowa by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
4%
7%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Waukee Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Iowa by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
79%
73%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Waukee Elementary School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Iowa.
0.37
This chart displays the diversity score of Waukee Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Iowa by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
12%
35%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Waukee Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Iowa by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Waukee Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Iowa by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Waukee Elementary School's ranking?
Waukee Elementary School is ranked #71 out of 1,233 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in Iowa.
What schools are Waukee Elementary School often compared to?
Waukee Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Van Meter Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
85% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 64% IA state average), while 85% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 70% IA state average).
How many students attend Waukee Elementary School?
766 students attend Waukee Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
79% of Waukee Elementary School students are White, 7% of students are Two or more races, 6% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Asian, and 4% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Waukee Elementary School?
Waukee Elementary School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Iowa state average of 14:1.
What grades does Waukee Elementary School offer ?
Waukee Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Waukee Elementary School part of?
Waukee Elementary School is part of Waukee Comm School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 766 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 21%
  • : Top 10%
  • : 85% (Top 10%)
  • : 85% (Top 10%)
  • : 70-74% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

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