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Franklin Elementary School

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Posted October 27, 2009

I love this school! My child attends Franklin elementary as well as I did. The teachers are wonderful they really get the children motativated. They are really compassionate and the office staff treat the children like their own. Wonderful school!!! Definatly a 10
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 3, 2009

The educators are committed to the success of every student. The school has the best ITBS scores in the community. Franklin School and its teachers should be commended for their students' achievements.
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Posted August 22, 2007

Hello, I am a parent of a former student and one currently enrolled at Franklin Elementary School. My oldest son attended Franklin for his fifth academic year, and this will be my youngest child's second year attending this school. Prior to my children attending Franklin Elementary, I did not know what to expect, and my children were a little nervous as well. Their experience at Franklin has been positive. They were able to quickly adapt in this school because of the genuinely caring environment that Franklin provided. My children became confident,motivated, and enjoyed attending school. It is just the boost that the oldest child needed to accompany him to Middle School. All of the faculty at this school show their concern for each and every child, and they encourage parent involvement. I am very pleased with the friendly family atmosphere, and the education my child receives at Franklin Elementary School.
—Submitted by a parent


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

The state average for Math was 77% in 2013.

33 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
88%

2012

 
 
83%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 76% in 2013.

33 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
76%

2012

 
 
77%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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 Iowa Assessments are standards-based tests, which measure specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Iowa. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

Source: Iowa Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

34 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
59%

2012

 
 
70%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 75% in 2013.

34 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
62%

2012

 
 
68%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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 Iowa Assessments are standards-based tests, which measure specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Iowa. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

Source: Iowa Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

33 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
73%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 75% in 2013.

33 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
67%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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 Iowa Assessments are standards-based tests, which measure specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Iowa. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

Source: Iowa Department of Education

Math

All Students88%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic73%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged85%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Students76%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic80%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White69%
Economically disadvantaged77%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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 Iowa Assessments are standards-based tests, which measure specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Iowa. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

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.

Source: Iowa Department of Education

Math

All Students59%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic69%
Native Americann/a
White56%
Economically disadvantaged57%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Students62%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic77%
Native Americann/a
White61%
Economically disadvantaged60%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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 Iowa Assessments are standards-based tests, which measure specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Iowa. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

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.

Source: Iowa Department of Education

Math

All Students82%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic100%
Multiracialn/a
White74%
Economically disadvantaged76%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Students64%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic58%
Multiracialn/a
White68%
Economically disadvantaged56%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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 Iowa Assessments are standards-based tests, which measure specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Iowa. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

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.

Source: Iowa Department of Education

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GreatSchools Ratings for this school are based on 2012-2013 test results. Use the breakdown ratings below to compare types of students at this school. Learn more »


Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 53% 81%
Hispanic 41% 9%
Black 3% 5%
Two or more races 2% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 2%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 79%N/A39%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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Muscatine, IA 52761
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