Wells-carey Elementary School (Closed 2013)

Wells-carey Elementary School served 140 students in grades 1-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 80-84% (which was higher than the Iowa state average of 76%) for the 2011-12 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 65-69% (which was lower than the Iowa state average of 71%) for the 2011-12 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 was lower than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment was 14% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which was lower than the Iowa state average of 27% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades 1-5
Total Students
140 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
15 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Definition of Terms 2012-2013 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(11-12)
80-84%
76%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Wells-carey 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 2011-12 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(11-12)
65-69%
71%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Wells-carey 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 2011-12 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
14:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Wells-carey Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Iowa by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Wells-carey Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Iowa by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
Hispanic
4%
12%
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Black
4%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Wells-carey Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Iowa by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
White
86%
73%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Wells-carey Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Iowa by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IA.
Diversity Score
0.26
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Eligible for Free Lunch
71%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Wells-carey Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Iowa by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Wells-carey Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Iowa by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Source: 2012-2013 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
80-84% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 76% IA state average), while 65-69% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 71% IA state average).
How many students attend Wells-carey Elementary School?
140 students attend Wells-carey Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
86% of Wells-carey Elementary School students are White, 6% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are Hispanic, and 4% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Wells-carey Elementary School?
Wells-carey Elementary School has a student ration of 9:1, which is lower than the Iowa state average of 14:1.
What grades does Wells-carey Elementary School offer ?
Wells-carey Elementary School offers enrollment in grades 1-5
What school district is Wells-carey Elementary School part of?
Wells-carey Elementary School is part of Keokuk Community School District.

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