Winterset Elementary School

404 S 2nd Ave
Winterset, IA 50273
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Winterset Elementary School serves 508 students in grades Prekindergarten-3.
Winterset Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80-84% (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 45-49% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 68%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 27% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-3
  • Enrollment: 508 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 9%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in IA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 80-84% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

Winterset Elementary School's student population of 508 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-3
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
508 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
34 teachers
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School Rankings

Winterset 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 Winterset Elementary School is 0.17, which is less 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
#649 out of 1221 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-84%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
68%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
5%
12%
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Black
1%
7%
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White
91%
73%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.17
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Winterset Elementary School's ranking?
Winterset Elementary School is ranked #649 out of 1,221 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Iowa.
What schools are Winterset Elementary School often compared to?
Winterset Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Interstate 35 Elementary School, Earlham Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
80-84% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 64% IA state average), while 45-49% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 68% IA state average).
How many students attend Winterset Elementary School?
508 students attend Winterset Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
91% of Winterset Elementary School students are White, 5% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Winterset Elementary School?
Winterset Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Iowa state average of 14:1.
What grades does Winterset Elementary School offer ?
Winterset Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-3 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Winterset Elementary School part of?
Winterset Elementary School is part of Winterset Comm School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-3
  • Enrollment: 508 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 9%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 80-84% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

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