West Monona Elementary School

  • West Monona Elementary School serves 279 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 76%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70-74% (which is approximately equal to the Iowa state average of 74%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • West Monona 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 bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority American Indian and Black), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 24% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

  • West Monona Elementary School's student population of 279 students has declined by 20% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students279 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

  • West Monona 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 Monona 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)
Overall Testing Rank#969 out of 1232 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
76%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
74%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
American Indian
3%
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
1%
11%
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Black
2%
6%
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White
90%
76%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in West Monona Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IA.
Diversity Score0.190.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in West Monona 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 NameWest Monona Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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