Willowbrook Elementary School

300 17th Ave Sw
Altoona, IA 50009
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Willowbrook Elementary School serves 510 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 top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 69% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 64%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 64% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 68%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Iowa state average of 27% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 510 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 28%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in IA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 69% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 64% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Willowbrook Elementary School's student population of 510 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
510 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
36 teachers
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School Rankings

Willowbrook Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,221 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Willowbrook Elementary School is 0.47, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank
#704 out of 1221 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
68%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
7%
12%
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Black
8%
7%
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White
72%
73%
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Hawaiian
2%
n/a
Two or more races
9%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.47
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Willowbrook Elementary School's ranking?
Willowbrook Elementary School is ranked #704 out of 1,221 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Iowa.
What schools are Willowbrook Elementary School often compared to?
Willowbrook Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Altoona Elementary School, Clay Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
69% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 64% IA state average), while 64% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 68% IA state average).
How many students attend Willowbrook Elementary School?
510 students attend Willowbrook Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
72% of Willowbrook Elementary School students are White, 9% of students are Two or more races, 8% of students are Black, 7% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Asian, and 2% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Willowbrook Elementary School?
Willowbrook Elementary School has a student ration of 14:1, which is equal to the Iowa state average of 14:1.
What grades does Willowbrook Elementary School offer ?
Willowbrook Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Willowbrook Elementary School part of?
Willowbrook Elementary School is part of Southeast Polk Comm School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 510 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 28%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 69% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 64% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

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