Willowbrook Elementary School

Willowbrook Elementary School serves 553 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Willowbrook 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 percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 77% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 76%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 77% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 74%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Iowa state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Iowa state average of 24% (majority Hispanic and Black).

School Overview

Willowbrook Elementary School's student population of 553 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students553 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

Willowbrook 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 Willowbrook Elementary School is 0.42, which is more 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)
77%
76%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
74%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
6%
11%
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Black
9%
6%
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White
75%
76%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.420.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSoutheast Polk Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Willowbrook Elementary School is Southeast Polk High School (2.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Southeast Polk Junior High School (2.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Centennial Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Altoona Centennial Elementary School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 433 students
    0.7 miles
    910 7th Ave Se
    Altoona, IA 50009
    (515) 967-2109
    0.7 PK-5 433
  • Altoona Altoona Elementary School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 451 students
    0.8 miles
    301 6th St Sw
    Altoona, IA 50009
    (515) 967-3771
    0.8 PK-5 451
  • Altoona Clay Elementary School Math: 78% | Reading: 83%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 644 students
    0.8 miles
    3200 First Avenue S.
    Altoona, IA 50009
    (515) 967-4198
    0.8 PK-5 644
  • Pleasant Hill Southeast Polk High School Math: 81% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,073 students
    2.6 miles
    7945 Ne University Ave.
    Pleasant Hill, IA 50327
    (515) 967-6631
    2.6 9-12 2,073
  • Pleasant Hill Spring Creek - 6th Grade Math: 84% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6 | 577 students
    2.7 miles
    8031 Ne University Ave.
    Pleasant Hill, IA 50327
    (515) 967-5533
    2.7 6 577

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