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
429
Classroom Teachers
29

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Iowa

7

(10 is best)

Better than 69.0% 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 82 76
Proficiency in Reading 78 75
Proficiency in Math 86 78

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 80 77
Proficiency in Reading 74 75
Proficiency in Math 86 78

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 89 75
Proficiency in Reading 90 76
Proficiency in Math 87 75

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 15.00
AVG FOR DISTRICT 15.79
AVG FOR STATE 14.36
AVG FOR NATION 16.54
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 3 128 29.8%
Grade 4 139 32.4%
Grade 5 162 37.8%
Total 429 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 94.3% 93.8% 80.6%
Black 0.5% 1.0% 5.9%
Hispanic 4.3% 4.0% 10.7%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.7% 0.6% 2.5%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.2% 0.6% 0.4%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 37.5% 32.4% 40.3%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 31.0% 26.7% 33.4%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 6.5% 5.7% 6.9%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 11,112 3,145,711
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 67.9 56
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.3% 6.3%
5-19 YEARS OLD 21.6% 20.0%
20-44 YEARS OLD 25.2% 31.7%
45-64 YEARS OLD 32.5% 25.9%
65 OR OLDER 15.4% 16.1%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 4,041 1,251,587
Single Parent Households With Children 8.4% 9.2%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 92.8% 91.8%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 25.4% 27.7%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 9.4% 8.4%
$100,000 - $149,999 20.7% 13.9%
$75,000 - $99,999 14.9% 14.0%
$50,000 - $74,999 17.0% 19.6%
$30,000 - $49,999 16.0% 19.1%
$15,000 - $29,999 13.8% 14.8%
$15,000 or less 8.2% 10.3%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,192 $12,600,720 50.8%
Support Expenditures
Student $325 $661,375 2.7%
Staff $325 $661,375 2.7%
General Administration $332 $675,620 2.7%
School Administration $596 $1,212,860 4.9%
Operation $834 $1,697,190 6.8%
Transportation $476 $968,660 3.9%
Other $386 $785,510 3.2%
Total Support $3,273 $6,660,555 26.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,718 $5,531,130 22.3%
Total Expenditures $12,184 $24,794,440 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,373 $3,237,499,339 52.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $335 $170,410,884 2.7%
Staff $348 $176,608,614 2.8%
General Administration $243 $123,294,577 2.0%
School Administration $564 $286,391,365 4.6%
Operation $920 $467,427,951 7.5%
Transportation $400 $202,963,870 3.3%
Other $261 $132,578,395 2.1%
Total Support $3,070 $1,559,742,623 25.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,771 $1,407,576,027 22.7%
Total Expenditures $12,214 $6,204,814,931 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,336 $324,841,513,788 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $572 $29,350,053,799 4.7%
Staff $471 $24,151,307,291 3.8%
General Administration $200 $10,266,593,644 1.6%
School Administration $587 $30,091,720,454 4.8%
Operation $1,010 $51,800,394,937 8.2%
Transportation $464 $23,797,624,893 3.8%
Other $368 $18,843,845,750 3.0%
Total Support $3,673 $188,301,671,729 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,243 $114,972,145,768 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,251 $628,114,952,936 100.0%