606 West St
Whiting, IA 51063
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Whiting Elementary School serves 110 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Whiting Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-79% (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 80-89% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 68%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 24% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Whiting Elementary School's student population of 110 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 9 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
110 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
9 teachers
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School Rankings

Whiting Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Whiting 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 Data
This School
State Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank
#282 out of 1227 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-79%
69%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-89%
68%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
14:1
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American Indian
2%
n/a
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Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
5%
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
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.19
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Students: 110 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 10%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in IA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 70-79% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 80-89% (Top 10%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.19 (Top 50%)

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