North Cedar Lowden Elementary Center School

Serves grades PK - 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: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
703 Park Avenue
Lowden, IA 52255
Phone
(563) 941-5383
District
NORTH CEDAR COMM SCHOOL DISTRICT
County
CEDAR COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
170
Classroom Teachers
11

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Iowa

4

(10 is best)

Better than 38.0% of IA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

6

(10 is best)

North Cedar Lowden Elementary Center School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 59 75
Proficiency in Reading 49 74
Proficiency in Math 69 77

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 80 76
Proficiency in Reading 69 74
Proficiency in Math 90 77

Grade 5

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

Grade 6

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

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 15.58
AVG FOR DISTRICT 14.88
AVG FOR STATE 14.35
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 17 10.0%
Kindergarten 20 11.8%
Grade 1 24 14.1%
Grade 2 22 12.9%
Grade 3 22 12.9%
Grade 4 15 8.8%
Grade 5 30 17.6%
Grade 6 20 11.8%
Total 170 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 95.8% 94.7% 79.4%
Black 0.6% 0.9% 6.3%
Hispanic 1.8% 3.6% 11.1%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.2% 0.4% 2.6%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.6% 0.4% 0.7%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 44.7% 35.5% 40.1%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 38.8% 28.4% 33.3%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 5.9% 7.1% 6.8%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 5,117 3,156,145
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 26.9 56
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.5% 6.3%
5-19 YEARS OLD 20.0% 20.0%
20-44 YEARS OLD 26.7% 31.7%
45-64 YEARS OLD 28.0% 25.9%
65 OR OLDER 19.8% 16.1%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 2,130 1,255,738
Single Parent Households With Children 11.2% 9.2%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 92.5% 91.8%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 17.9% 27.7%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 6.3% 8.4%
$100,000 - $149,999 12.2% 13.9%
$75,000 - $99,999 14.6% 14.0%
$50,000 - $74,999 25.2% 19.6%
$30,000 - $49,999 17.8% 19.1%
$15,000 - $29,999 13.7% 14.8%
$15,000 or less 10.1% 10.3%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,711 $5,241,291 45.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $307 $239,767 2.1%
Staff $250 $195,250 1.7%
General Administration $373 $291,313 2.5%
School Administration $437 $341,297 2.9%
Operation $1,190 $929,390 8.0%
Transportation $592 $462,352 4.0%
Other $521 $406,901 3.5%
Total Support $3,668 $2,864,708 24.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $4,492 $3,508,252 30.2%
Total Expenditures $14,871 $11,614,251 100.0%
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%