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Leeds Elementary School

Public | PK-5 | 645 students

 

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Posted September 27, 2014

Same person from previous commit: As a mother of a child with disability act I have struggle to get the necessary help for my child education. Although the administrator may be bond to certain rules for a child to be eligible, I truly feel that the school lacks in the experiences in dealing with the minorities, and handling students that are minorities with a disability, And of course I may have to move my child out of Leeds if things don't change, and that's too bad for my child.
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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.

100 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
84%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 76% in 2013.

100 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
61%
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.

82 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
73%

2012

 
 
61%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 75% in 2013.

82 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
70%

2012

 
 
62%
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.

63 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
78%

2012

 
 
73%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 75% in 2013.

63 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
70%
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 Students75%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic70%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White78%
Economically disadvantaged71%
Students with disabilities55%
English language learners74%

Reading

All Students71%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic57%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White77%
Economically disadvantaged60%
Students with disabilities50%
English language learners58%
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 Students73%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic72%
Native Americann/a
White74%
Economically disadvantaged74%
Students with disabilities50%
English language learners81%

Reading

All Students70%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic61%
Native Americann/a
White77%
Economically disadvantaged65%
Students with disabilities50%
English language learners69%
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 Students78%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic53%
Multiracialn/a
White86%
Economically disadvantaged76%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learners77%

Reading

All Students71%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic73%
Multiracialn/a
White73%
Economically disadvantaged69%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learners69%
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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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 59% 81%
Hispanic 24% 9%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 5% 2%
Black 5% 5%
Two or more races 5% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 0%
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 60%N/A39%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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Arts & music

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  • Instrumental music lessons
  • Orchestra
Performing and written arts
  • Dance

Health & athletics

School facilities
  • Access to sports fields
  • Gym

Gifted & talented

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  • Gifted / high performing
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School basics

Before school or after school care / program onsite
  • After school
  • Before school
School Leader's name
  • Dr. Rita Vannatta
Best ways for parents to contact the school
  • Phone

Programs

Instructional and/or curriculum models used

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  • Core knowledge
  • Gifted / high performing

Resources

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  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
School facilities
  • Access to sports fields
  • Computer
  • Gym
  • Library
  • Playground
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  • Orchestra
Performing arts
  • Dance
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  • The Sioux City Community School District offers a richly diverse and warmly accepting group of students, faculty and staff. Here are just a few of the things our district offers: ** All day kindergarten ** Before and after school programs ** Dedicated faculty and staff ** Many different academies and programs to ensure your child gets the most out of their educational experience ** Preschool ** Progressive technology applications ** Rigorous curriculum in the core subjects ** Talented and Gifted (TAG) program ** 58% of teachers have advanced degrees
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3919 Jefferson St
Sioux City, IA 51108
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