West Cedar Elementary School

  • West Cedar Elementary School serves 224 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 90-94% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 77%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 85-89% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 75%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 23%.

School Overview

  • West Cedar Elementary School's student population of 224 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 12 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2014)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-4
Total Students224 students
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Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
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School Comparison

  • West Cedar Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of West Cedar Elementary School is 0.15, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.24. 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#55 out of 1,252 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)90-94%
77%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)85-89%
75%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:114:1
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
4%
11%
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Black
1%
6%
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White
92%
77%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score0.150.24
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Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWaverly-Shell Rock Comm School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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