707 Sharp St
Glenwood, IA 51534
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
West Elementary School serves 433 students in grades 3-5.
West Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 84% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 69%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 83% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 68%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 26% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

West Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa for:

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Attribute

School Overview

West Elementary School's student population of 433 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 3-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
433 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
30 teachers
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School Rankings

West Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,227 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of West Elementary School is 0.10, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank
#133 out of 1227 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
84%
69%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
83%
68%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
2%
12%
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Black
2%
7%
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White
95%
74%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.10
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 3-5
  • Students: 433 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 5%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in IA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 84% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 83% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.10

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