West Elementary School

Serves grades 3 - 5

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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 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
707 Sharp St
Glenwood, IA 51534
Phone
(712) 527-4886
District
GLENWOOD COMM SCHOOL DISTRICT
County
MILLS COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
435
Classroom Teachers
30

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Iowa

8

(10 is best)

Better than 74.8% of IA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

8

(10 is best)

West Elementary School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 85 75
Proficiency in Reading 82 74
Proficiency in Math 87 77

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 77 76
Proficiency in Reading 72 74
Proficiency in Math 82 77

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 90 74
Proficiency in Reading 92 75
Proficiency in Math 87 74

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 14.70
AVG FOR DISTRICT 15.59
AVG FOR STATE 14.35
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 3 163 37.5%
Grade 4 123 28.3%
Grade 5 149 34.3%
Total 435 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 93.0% 93.9% 79.4%
Black 0.5% 1.1% 6.3%
Hispanic 5.1% 3.9% 11.1%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.7% 0.5% 2.6%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.7% 0.5% 0.7%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 37.7% 35.5% 40.1%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 31.3% 28.5% 33.3%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 6.4% 7.0% 6.8%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 11,191 3,145,711
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 68.4 56
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.2% 6.3%
5-19 YEARS OLD 21.4% 20.0%
20-44 YEARS OLD 26.4% 31.7%
45-64 YEARS OLD 30.8% 25.9%
65 OR OLDER 16.2% 16.1%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 4,116 1,251,587
Single Parent Households With Children 8.6% 9.2%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 92.0% 91.8%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 24.3% 27.7%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 10.9% 8.4%
$100,000 - $149,999 21.0% 13.9%
$75,000 - $99,999 14.5% 14.0%
$50,000 - $74,999 18.6% 19.6%
$30,000 - $49,999 14.3% 19.1%
$15,000 - $29,999 13.7% 14.8%
$15,000 or less 7.1% 10.3%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,154 $12,751,088 51.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $340 $704,480 2.8%
Staff $607 $1,257,704 5.1%
General Administration $287 $594,664 2.4%
School Administration $612 $1,268,064 5.1%
Operation $782 $1,620,304 6.5%
Transportation $397 $822,584 3.3%
Other $348 $721,056 2.9%
Total Support $3,373 $6,988,856 28.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,456 $5,088,832 20.5%
Total Expenditures $11,983 $24,828,776 100.0%
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%