Decorah, IA
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Decorah Public Schools

Source & Methodology

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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 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

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Decorah Community School District Details

Decorah Community School District
510 Winnebago Street
Decorah, IA 52101

1,486 Students enrolled in District

5 Schools in District

12 Students Per Classroom (State average is 14)

Decorah Community School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to Iowa

(10 is best)

Better than of IA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools in this District

School Grades
Carrie Lee Elementary School
210 Vernon Street
Decorah, IA, 52101
03-04
Decorah High School
100 Claiborne Drive
Decorah, IA, 52101
09-12
Decorah Middle School
405 Winnebago St.
Decorah, IA, 52101
05-08
John Cline Elementary School
101 Claiborne Drive
Decorah, IA, 52101
KG-02
West Side Elementary School
301 Center Street
Decorah, IA, 52101
PK-KG

School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 93.1% 81.2%
Black 0.6% 5.7%
Hispanic 4.5% 10.4%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.8% 2.4%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.1% 0.4%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 25.6% 39.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 16.8% 32.9%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 8.8% 6.7%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,259 $12,100,753 52.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $197 $328,399 1.4%
Staff $503 $838,501 3.6%
General Administration $250 $416,750 1.8%
School Administration $575 $958,525 4.2%
Operation $1,155 $1,925,385 8.4%
Transportation $422 $703,474 3.1%
Other $121 $201,707 0.9%
Total Support $3,223 $5,372,741 23.3%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,347 $5,579,449 24.2%
Total Expenditures $13,829 $23,052,943 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,410 $3,236,966,383 52.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $337 $170,410,528 2.7%
Staff $350 $176,600,126 2.8%
General Administration $244 $123,282,433 2.0%
School Administration $567 $286,386,305 4.6%
Operation $925 $467,326,879 7.5%
Transportation $402 $202,909,854 3.3%
Other $262 $132,545,859 2.1%
Total Support $3,088 $1,559,530,939 25.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,787 $1,407,134,747 22.7%
Total Expenditures $12,286 $6,203,629,027 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,487 $324,898,990,964 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $587 $29,383,130,681 4.7%
Staff $483 $24,167,878,083 3.8%
General Administration $205 $10,285,419,511 1.6%
School Administration $601 $30,113,641,000 4.8%
Operation $1,035 $51,821,442,969 8.2%
Transportation $475 $23,793,258,876 3.8%
Other $376 $18,849,723,887 3.0%
Total Support $3,762 $188,414,761,533 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,296 $114,973,102,384 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,545 $628,286,465,973 100.0%

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