West Fork Elementary Sheffield

  • West Fork Elementary Sheffield serves 137 students in grades Prekindergarten-1.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40-59% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 79%) for the 2013-14 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 40-59% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 76%) for the 2013-14 school year.
  • West Fork Elementary Sheffield placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2013-14 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Iowa state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 24%.

School Overview

  • West Fork Elementary Sheffield's student population of 137 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 9 teachers has declined by 18% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-1
Total Students137 students
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Total Classroom Teachers9 teachers
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School Comparison

  • West Fork Elementary Sheffield is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,275 schools in Iowa (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2013-14 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of West Fork Elementary Sheffield is 0.13, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IA)
Overall School Rank (13-14)#1257 out of 1275 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-59%
79%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-59%
76%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
n/an/a
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
7%
11%
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Black
n/a
6%
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White
93%
76%
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Two or more races
n/a
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in West Fork Elementary Sheffield.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IA.
Diversity Score0.130.40
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Eligible for Free Lunch
18%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in West Fork Elementary Sheffield 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 NameWest Fork Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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