West Elementary School

  • West Elementary School serves 306 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75-79% (which is approximately equal to the Iowa state average of 76%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75-79% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 74%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • West Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 24% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

  • West Elementary School's student population of 306 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-4
Total Students306 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

  • West Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,232 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of West Elementary School is 0.21, 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)
Overall Testing Rank#634 out of 1232 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
76%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
74%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
American Indian
1%
n/a
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
5%
11%
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Black
2%
6%
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White
89%
76%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score0.210.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEmmetsburg Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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