Lou Henry Elementary School

Public K-5

 312 Rachael St
       Waterloo, IA  50701


 (319) 433-2860

District: Waterloo Community School District

SchoolDigger Rank:
437th of 590 Iowa Elementary Schools


Student/Teacher Ratio:  15.5
Number of students:  539

Racial breakdown:

White:
59.9%
African American:
21.2%
Two or more races:
6.9%
Free/Discounted Lunch Recipients:  57.7%

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Compare Details In 2015, Lou Henry Elementary School ranked worse than 74.1% of elementary schools in Iowa. It also ranked 3rd among 11 ranked elementary schools in the Waterloo Community School District. (See more...)
Compare Details In 2015 the calculated Average Standard Score was 37.46. (See more...)
Student Body
Compare Details Racial makeup is: White (59.9%), African American (21.2%), two or more races (6.9%). (See more...)
Compare Details 57.7% of students are receiving a free or discounted lunch. (See more...)
Teachers
Compare Details The student/teacher ratio at Lou Henry Elementary School is 15.5. 9 elementary schools in the Waterloo Community School District have better student/teacher ratios. (See more...)
Compare Lou Henry Elementary School employs 34.7 full-time teachers.
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Schooldigger 2015 Rankings:

Lou Henry Elementary School:

SchoolDigger Ranks Lou Henry Elementary School 437th of 590 Iowa public elementary schools. (See Lou Henry Elementary School in the ranking list.)

Waterloo Community School District:

SchoolDigger ranks Waterloo Community School District 311th of 315 Iowa school districts. (See district ranking list.)


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Rank History for Lou Henry Elementary School

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Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked Elementary Schools IA State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2012 32.74 488th 603 19.1% 1 star ranking
2013 41.52 425th 600 29.2% 1 star ranking
2014 23.60 489th 578 15.4% 1 star ranking
2015 37.46 437th 590 25.9% 1 star ranking

Test score data source: test scores: Iowa Department of Education, rankings: SchoolDigger.com

Lou Henry Elementary School Test Scores

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Test score data source: Iowa Department of Education

About the Iowa Assessments: State Assessments: Iowa uses the Iowa Assessments for grades 3-8 and 11 as our annual statewide assessment. The following Iowa Testing Programs subtests were originally used by districts for Annual Yearly Progress (AYP) and Annual Progress Report (APR) reporting:
  • Reading Comprehension for Reading (now Reading – given in 2 parts for 3-8 grades and 1 test for grade 11)
  • Mathematical Concepts and Problem Solving for Mathematics (now called Math – 2 parts for 3-8 grades and 1 test for grade 11)
  • Analysis of Science Materials for Science (now just called Science)

Beginning in 2011-12, Iowa will use the following Iowa Assessments for Annual Yearly Progress (AYP) and Annual Progress Report (APR) reporting:
  • Reading (2 parts for grades 3-8 and 1 test for grade 11)
  • Mathematics (2 parts for grades 3-8 and 1 test for grade 11)
  • Science

Source: Iowa Department of Education
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Enrollment information for Lou Henry Elementary School

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Year White African American Asian Hispanic American Indian Pacific Islander Two or More Races Not Specified Total
2005 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
2006 318 72 13 10 0 n/a n/a 0 413
2007 355 90 16 28 2 n/a n/a 0 491
2008 353 95 17 18 1 n/a n/a 0 484
2009 355 103 28 15 3 n/a n/a 0 504
2010 333 110 19 25 4 7 41 0 539
2011 348 98 21 29 1 4 26 0 527
2012 338 128 19 32 0 2 32 0 551
2013 340 127 22 36 0 3 32 0 560
2014 323 114 24 34 2 5 37 0 539

Test score data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Enrollment/Ethnicity
For more information about how the Department of Education defines ethnicity, see Defining Race and Ethnicity Data, National Center for Education Statistics

Students eligible for free or discounted lunch at Lou Henry Elementary School

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Year # Students Fulltime Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
2005 n/a n/a n/a n/a
2006 413 30.6 13.5 23.2
2007 491 30.8 15.9 40.7
2008 484 35.0 13.8 39.7
2009 504 37.8 13.3 41.7
2010 539 37.8 14.2 52.7
2011 527 36.0 14.6 52.8
2012 551 35.5 15.4 56.1
2013 560 36.5 15.3 57.5
2014 539 34.7 15.5 57.7

Test score data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Students eligible for discounted/free lunch
For information about the National School Lunch Program, see the FRAC Website

Student/Teacher Ratio Lou Henry Elementary School

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Year # Students Fulltime Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
2005 n/a n/a n/a n/a
2006 413 30.6 13.5 23.2
2007 491 30.8 15.9 40.7
2008 484 35.0 13.8 39.7
2009 504 37.8 13.3 41.7
2010 539 37.8 14.2 52.7
2011 527 36.0 14.6 52.8
2012 551 35.5 15.4 56.1
2013 560 36.5 15.3 57.5
2014 539 34.7 15.5 57.7

Test score data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Student-Teacher Ratio
Student/teacher ratio is calculated by dividing the total number of students by the total number of full-time equivalent teachers. Please note that a smaller student/teacher ratio does not necessarily translate to smaller class size. In some instances, schools hire teachers part time, and some teachers are hired for specialized instruction with very small class sizes. These and other factors contribute to the student/teacher ratio. Note: For private schools, Student/teacher ratio may not include Pre-Kindergarten.




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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the Iowa Department of Education.

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