Northwood Pre-School School

Serves grades PK - KG

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
3012 Duff Avenue
Ames, IA 50010
Phone
(515) 268-2470
District
AMES COMM SCHOOL DISTRICT
County
STORY COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
295
Classroom Teachers
12

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Iowa

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Better than ×% of IA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Northwood Pre-School School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade total

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 76
Proficiency in Reading 75
Proficiency in Math 77

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 25.65
AVG FOR DISTRICT 14.23
AVG FOR STATE 14.35
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 256 86.8%
Kindergarten 39 13.2%
Total 295 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 67.9% 71.8% 79.4%
Black 9.2% 9.2% 6.3%
Hispanic 9.2% 8.5% 11.1%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 13.7% 10.2% 2.6%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.2% 0.7%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 40.7% 32.4% 40.1%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 33.2% 26.4% 33.3%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 7.5% 6.0% 6.8%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 61,785 3,156,145
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 1,682.0 56
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 3.5% 6.3%
5-19 YEARS OLD 22.6% 20.0%
20-44 YEARS OLD 52.0% 31.7%
45-64 YEARS OLD 13.7% 25.9%
65 OR OLDER 8.2% 16.1%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 23,815 1,255,738
Single Parent Households With Children 3.3% 9.2%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 97.5% 91.8%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 61.5% 27.7%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 7.0% 8.4%
$100,000 - $149,999 12.0% 13.9%
$75,000 - $99,999 10.6% 14.0%
$50,000 - $74,999 13.9% 19.6%
$30,000 - $49,999 17.3% 19.1%
$15,000 - $29,999 19.6% 14.8%
$15,000 or less 19.7% 10.3%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,221 $32,183,997 37.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $375 $1,671,375 2.0%
Staff $623 $2,776,711 3.2%
General Administration $302 $1,346,014 1.6%
School Administration $533 $2,375,581 2.8%
Operation $859 $3,828,563 4.5%
Transportation $556 $2,478,092 2.9%
Other $436 $1,943,252 2.3%
Total Support $3,684 $16,419,588 19.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $8,302 $37,002,014 43.2%
Total Expenditures $19,208 $85,610,056 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,726 $3,430,735,424 51.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $372 $189,974,690 2.9%
Staff $466 $237,839,180 3.6%
General Administration $258 $131,587,327 2.0%
School Administration $597 $304,455,415 4.6%
Operation $916 $467,415,844 7.0%
Transportation $394 $200,978,343 3.0%
Other $284 $144,899,163 2.2%
Total Support $3,288 $1,677,152,877 25.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,014 $1,537,172,933 23.1%
Total Expenditures $13,027 $6,645,049,446 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%