West Early Childhood Center

  • West Early Childhood Center serves 321 students in grades Prekindergarten-2.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 23%.

School Overview

  • West Early Childhood Center's student population of 321 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-2
Total Students321 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

  • West Early Childhood Center's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of West Early Childhood Center is 0.12, 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)
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:114:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
2%
11%
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Black
4%
6%
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White
94%
77%
This chart display the percentage of White students in West Early Childhood Center and the percentage of White public school students in Iowa by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in West Early Childhood Center.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IA.
Diversity Score0.120.24
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Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in West Early Childhood Center and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Iowa by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameVinton-Shellsburg Comm School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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