West Elementary School

  • West Elementary School serves 417 students in grades Prekindergarten-2.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Iowa state level of 15:1.

School Overview

  • West Elementary School's student population of 417 students has grown by 21% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2010)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-2
Total Students417 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • West Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of West Elementary School is 0.19, 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)
Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
4%
11%
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Black
2%
6%
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White
92%
77%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score0.190.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in West Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Iowa by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKnoxville Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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