United South School

Serves grades 2 - 6

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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: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
1284 U Ave
Boone, IA 50036
Phone
(515) 432-5319
District
UNITED COMM SCHOOL DISTRICT
County
BOONE COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
172
Classroom Teachers
15

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Iowa

8

(10 is best)

Better than 76.6% of IA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

8

(10 is best)

United South School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 79 75
Proficiency in Reading 74 75
Proficiency in Math 84 76

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 80 74
Proficiency in Reading 69 73
Proficiency in Math 90 75

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 84 74
Proficiency in Reading 84 75
Proficiency in Math 84 73

Grade 6

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 90 73
Proficiency in Reading 90 72
Proficiency in Math 90 73

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 11.86
AVG FOR DISTRICT 14.10
AVG FOR STATE 14.54
AVG FOR NATION 16.03
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 2 45 26.2%
Grade 3 40 23.3%
Grade 4 37 21.5%
Grade 5 31 18.0%
Grade 6 19 11.0%
Total 172 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 89.5% 90.8% 78.3%
Black 1.2% 1.4% 6.7%
Hispanic 8.2% 6.6% 11.6%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.6% 0.9% 2.7%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.6% 0.3% 0.7%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 32.0% 24.2% 41.8%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 22.1% 16.5% 35.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 9.9% 7.7% 6.9%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 2,438 3,155,070
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 19.2 56
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.3% 6.3%
5-19 YEARS OLD 17.0% 19.9%
20-44 YEARS OLD 30.5% 31.7%
45-64 YEARS OLD 31.6% 25.7%
65 OR OLDER 14.6% 16.4%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 975 1,256,426
Single Parent Households With Children 3.9% 9.2%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 98.5% 92.0%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 44.0% 28.2%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 13.3% 9.1%
$100,000 - $149,999 22.4% 14.7%
$75,000 - $99,999 15.1% 14.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 15.2% 19.3%
$30,000 - $49,999 20.0% 18.5%
$15,000 - $29,999 9.7% 14.3%
$15,000 or less 4.3% 9.9%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $8,060 $2,837,120 41.8%
Support Expenditures
Student $276 $97,152 1.4%
Staff $369 $129,888 1.9%
General Administration $597 $210,144 3.1%
School Administration $233 $82,016 1.2%
Operation $764 $268,928 4.0%
Transportation $616 $216,832 3.2%
Other $284 $99,968 1.5%
Total Support $3,139 $1,104,928 16.3%
Non-instructional Expenditures $8,071 $2,840,992 41.9%
Total Expenditures $19,270 $6,783,040 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,829 $3,516,508,590 52.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $382 $196,721,892 2.9%
Staff $537 $276,458,426 4.1%
General Administration $259 $133,575,016 2.0%
School Administration $604 $311,029,217 4.6%
Operation $922 $474,766,194 7.1%
Transportation $403 $207,347,501 3.1%
Other $289 $148,602,633 2.2%
Total Support $3,396 $1,748,558,195 26.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,843 $1,463,921,389 21.8%
Total Expenditures $13,068 $6,728,974,783 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%