Shellsburg Elementary School

Serves grades PK - 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
203 Cottage St
Shellsburg, IA 52332
Phone
(319) 436-4728
District
VINTON-SHELLSBURG COMM SCHOOL DISTRICT
County
BENTON COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
250
Classroom Teachers
19

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Iowa

9

(10 is best)

Better than 80.6% of IA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

8

(10 is best)

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

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 90 75
Proficiency in Reading 90 74
Proficiency in Math 90 77

Grade 4

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

Grade 5

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

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 13.33
AVG FOR DISTRICT 14.00
AVG FOR STATE 14.35
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 33 13.2%
Kindergarten 20 8.0%
Grade 1 24 9.6%
Grade 2 17 6.8%
Grade 3 23 9.2%
Grade 4 18 7.2%
Grade 5 115 46.0%
Total 250 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 97.5% 97.3% 79.4%
Black 0.8% 0.7% 6.3%
Hispanic 1.2% 1.7% 11.1%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.4% 0.3% 2.6%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.1% 0.7%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 36.4% 36.7% 40.1%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 29.2% 30.0% 33.3%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 7.2% 6.7% 6.8%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 10,383 3,145,711
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 45.2 56
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 4.9% 6.3%
5-19 YEARS OLD 19.3% 20.0%
20-44 YEARS OLD 27.1% 31.7%
45-64 YEARS OLD 29.6% 25.9%
65 OR OLDER 19.1% 16.1%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 4,036 1,251,587
Single Parent Households With Children 5.1% 9.2%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 92.3% 91.8%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 23.4% 27.7%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 11.7% 8.4%
$100,000 - $149,999 12.5% 13.9%
$75,000 - $99,999 15.4% 14.0%
$50,000 - $74,999 15.1% 19.6%
$30,000 - $49,999 22.1% 19.1%
$15,000 - $29,999 12.6% 14.8%
$15,000 or less 10.6% 10.3%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,398 $11,614,860 58.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $471 $739,470 3.7%
Staff $336 $527,520 2.7%
General Administration $192 $301,440 1.5%
School Administration $610 $957,700 4.8%
Operation $828 $1,299,960 6.5%
Transportation $347 $544,790 2.7%
Other $197 $309,290 1.6%
Total Support $2,981 $4,680,170 23.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,287 $3,590,590 18.1%
Total Expenditures $12,666 $19,885,620 100.0%
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%