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 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (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
472
Classroom Teachers
28

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Iowa

7

(10 is best)

Better than 67.5% of IA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

7

(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 77 75
Proficiency in Math 92 76

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 82 74
Proficiency in Reading 82 73
Proficiency in Math 82 75

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 77 74
Proficiency in Reading 82 75
Proficiency in Math 72 73

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 16.89
AVG FOR DISTRICT 16.05
AVG FOR STATE 14.54
AVG FOR NATION 16.03
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 3 152 32.2%
Grade 4 148 31.4%
Grade 5 172 36.4%
Total 472 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 93.8% 94.7% 78.3%
Black 1.5% 1.1% 6.7%
Hispanic 3.0% 2.9% 11.6%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.9% 0.7% 2.7%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.9% 0.5% 0.7%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 41.9% 37.2% 41.8%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 34.7% 29.5% 35.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 7.2% 7.7% 6.9%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 11,119 3,156,145
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 67.9 56
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.6% 6.3%
5-19 YEARS OLD 21.2% 19.9%
20-44 YEARS OLD 26.6% 31.7%
45-64 YEARS OLD 30.0% 25.7%
65 OR OLDER 16.5% 16.4%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 4,082 1,256,855
Single Parent Households With Children 8.7% 9.2%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 93.4% 92.0%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 25.5% 28.2%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 12.7% 9.1%
$100,000 - $149,999 21.2% 14.7%
$75,000 - $99,999 13.4% 14.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 17.0% 19.3%
$30,000 - $49,999 15.3% 18.5%
$15,000 - $29,999 11.9% 14.3%
$15,000 or less 8.5% 9.9%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,105 $12,576,300 52.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $304 $626,240 2.6%
Staff $692 $1,425,520 6.0%
General Administration $356 $733,360 3.1%
School Administration $628 $1,293,680 5.4%
Operation $831 $1,711,860 7.1%
Transportation $419 $863,140 3.6%
Other $375 $772,500 3.2%
Total Support $3,605 $7,426,300 31.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,907 $3,928,420 16.4%
Total Expenditures $11,617 $23,931,020 100.0%
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%