Image of globe and book on table

South Tama County Community School District

GreatSchools Rating: 3 out of 10. GreatSchools Ratings are based on test results. 10 is best.
This district's rating is based on its schools' test results; 10 is best. Learn more >

Learn About This District's:

1702 Harding St
Tama, IA 52339
Tama County
Map >

PH: (641) 484-4811

  • Grades PK-12
  • 1539 students
  • 3 schools

View all schools in this district >


 ITBS Results

Scale: % at or above proficient

Grade 3

Reading
 74% (2011)
 71% (2010)
 71% (2009)
The state average for Reading was 78% in 2011.

Math
 68% (2011)
 82% (2010)
 76% (2009)
The state average for Math was 79% in 2011.

Source: IA Dept. of Education, 2010-2011

Grade 4

Reading
 82% (2011)
 65% (2010)
 70% (2009)
 67% (2008)
 69% (2007)
 70% (2006)
 65% (2005)
The state average for Reading was 82% in 2011.

Math
 83% (2011)
 79% (2010)
 68% (2009)
 66% (2008)
 63% (2007)
 68% (2006)
 59% (2005)
The state average for Math was 82% in 2011.

Source: IA Dept. of Education, 2010-2011

Grade 5

Reading
 75% (2011)
 68% (2010)
 66% (2009)
The state average for Reading was 81% in 2011.

Math
 78% (2011)
 78% (2010)
 70% (2009)
The state average for Math was 80% in 2011.

Source: IA Dept. of Education, 2010-2011

Grade 6

Reading
 52% (2011)
 51% (2010)
 59% (2009)
The state average for Reading was 70% in 2011.

Math
 59% (2011)
 67% (2010)
 61% (2009)
The state average for Math was 75% in 2011.

Source: IA Dept. of Education, 2010-2011

Grade 7

Reading
 59% (2011)
 68% (2010)
 67% (2009)
The state average for Reading was 75% in 2011.

Math
 66% (2011)
 64% (2010)
 61% (2009)
The state average for Math was 80% in 2011.

Source: IA Dept. of Education, 2010-2011

Grade 8

Reading
 63% (2011)
 69% (2010)
 65% (2009)
 74% (2008)
 78% (2007)
 74% (2006)
 66% (2005)
The state average for Reading was 76% in 2011.

Math
 58% (2011)
 60% (2010)
 70% (2009)
 74% (2008)
 78% (2007)
 75% (2006)
 76% (2005)
The state average for Math was 78% in 2011.

Source: IA Dept. of Education, 2010-2011

About the Tests

  • In 2011-2012 Iowa used the Iowa Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math.
  • The results for grades 4 and 8 are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The scores reflect the performance of students enrolled for the full academic year.
  • The ITBS is a norm-referenced test, which means it measures how well students in Iowa score in comparison to their peers nationwide. Students who score at the 40th percentile are considered proficient.
  • The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Testing in Iowa: An Overview

See Iowa's state standards

Compare all elementary and middle schools in this district

Back to top >
 ITBS Results By Subgroup

 
The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.

Scale: % at or above proficient

Grade 3
ReadingThis District
All Students74%
Low socioeconomic status77%
Disability20%
English language learner68%

MathThis District
All Students68%
Low socioeconomic status58%
Disability33%
English language learner42%
Source: IA Dept. of Education, 2010-2011

Grade 4
ReadingThis District
All Students82%
Low socioeconomic status80%
Disability40%
English language learner73%

MathThis District
All Students83%
Low socioeconomic status76%
Disability70%
English language learner64%
Source: IA Dept. of Education, 2010-2011

Grade 5
ReadingThis District
All Students75%
Low socioeconomic status65%
Disability18%
English language learner67%

MathThis District
All Students78%
Low socioeconomic status69%
Disability55%
English language learner58%
Source: IA Dept. of Education, 2010-2011

Grade 6
ReadingThis District
All Students52%
Low socioeconomic status47%
Disability13%
English language learner8%

MathThis District
All Students59%
Low socioeconomic status49%
Disability13%
English language learner25%
Source: IA Dept. of Education, 2010-2011

Grade 7
ReadingThis District
All Students59%
Low socioeconomic status49%
Disability17%
English language learner27%

MathThis District
All Students66%
Low socioeconomic status57%
Disability17%
English language learner45%
Source: IA Dept. of Education, 2010-2011

Grade 8
ReadingThis District
All Students63%
Low socioeconomic status44%
Disability20%

MathThis District
All Students58%
Low socioeconomic status44%
Disability20%
Source: IA Dept. of Education, 2010-2011

About the Tests

  • In 2011-2012 Iowa used the Iowa Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math.
  • The scores reflect the performance of students enrolled for the full academic year.
  • The ITBS is a norm-referenced test, which means it measures how well students in Iowa score in comparison to their peers nationwide. Students who score at the 40th percentile are considered proficient.
  • The different student groups are identified by the Iowa Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.
  • The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

More about the tests

Back to top >
 ITED Results

Scale: % at or above proficient

Grade 11

Reading
 82% (2011)
 80% (2010)
 70% (2009)
 70% (2008)
 74% (2007)
 83% (2005)
The state average for Reading was 78% in 2011.

Math
 72% (2011)
 74% (2010)
 70% (2009)
 70% (2008)
 70% (2007)
 66% (2005)
The state average for Math was 78% in 2011.

Source: IA Dept. of Education, 2010-2011

About the Tests

  • In 2011-2012 Iowa used the Iowa Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math.
  • The scores reflect the performance of students enrolled for the full academic year.
  • The ITED is a norm-referenced test, which means it measures how well students in Iowa score in comparison to their peers nationwide. Students who score at the 40th percentile are considered proficient.
  • The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Testing in Iowa: An Overview

See Iowa's state standards

Compare all high schools in this district

Back to top >
 ITED Results By Subgroup

 
The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.

Scale: % at or above proficient

Grade 11
ReadingThis District
All Students82%
Low socioeconomic status68%

MathThis District
All Students72%
Low socioeconomic status52%
Source: IA Dept. of Education, 2010-2011

About the Tests

  • In 2011-2012 Iowa used the Iowa Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math.
  • The scores reflect the performance of students enrolled for the full academic year.
  • The ITED is a norm-referenced test, which means it measures how well students in Iowa score in comparison to their peers nationwide. Students who score at the 40th percentile are considered proficient.
  • The different student groups are identified by the Iowa Department of Education. If there fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.
  • The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

More about the tests

Back to top >
 Teachers

 
Teacher data was not reported for this district.

Back to top >
 Students

 
Student Ethnicity
Information about this data
Source:
EthnicityThis DistrictState Average
Unspecified100%n/a

Back to top >
 Spending Per Pupil

 

Finance data was not reported for this district.

Back to top >