Iowa City Public Schools

Source & Methodology

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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:
  • Due to Covid-19, complete standardized testing did not take place during the 2020-2021 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2019
  • Educational Environment: 2020 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2022

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Iowa City Comm School District Details

Iowa City Comm School District
1725 N. Dodge Street
Iowa City, IA 52245

14,428 Students enrolled in District

28 Schools in District

14 Students Per Classroom (State average is 14)

Iowa City Comm School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to Iowa

(10 is best)

Better than of IA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

80 60 40 20 0
70%
69%
68%
68%
71%
70%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
District
State

Schools in this District

School Grades
Alexander Elementary School
3571 Sycamore St.
Iowa City, IA, 52240
PK-06
Bohumil Shimek Elementary School
1400 Grissel Place
Iowa City, IA, 52245
PK-06
Buford Garner Elementary School
80 Birch Street
North Liberty, IA, 52317
PK-06
Central Elementary School
501 6th St
Coralville, IA, 52241
PK-06
Christine Grant Elementary School
1000 North Bend Drive
North Liberty, IA, 52317
PK-06
Elizabeth Tate Alt. High School
1528 Mall Drive
Iowa City, IA, 52240
09-12
Ernest Horn Elementary School
600 Koser Ave
Iowa City, IA, 52246
PK-06
Grant Wood Elementary School
1930 Lakeside Dr
Iowa City, IA, 52240
KG-06
Helen Lemme Elementary School
3100 Washington St
Iowa City, IA, 52245
KG-06
Herbert Hoover Elementary School
1355 Barrington Rd
Iowa City, IA, 52240
PK-06
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School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 57.6% 77.3%
Black 22.9% 7.0%
Hispanic 13.1% 12.3%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 6.1% 2.7%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.3% 0.8%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 36.0% 40.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 32.1% 34.5%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 3.8% 6.2%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,931 $114,309,503 43.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $407 $5,866,091 2.2%
Staff $776 $11,184,488 4.2%
General Administration $156 $2,248,428 0.8%
School Administration $601 $8,662,213 3.3%
Operation $1,144 $16,488,472 6.2%
Transportation $327 $4,713,051 1.8%
Other $365 $5,260,745 2.0%
Total Support $3,777 $54,437,901 20.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $6,723 $96,898,599 36.5%
Total Expenditures $18,431 $265,646,003 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,224 $3,660,926,531 51.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $432 $219,052,631 3.1%
Staff $583 $295,681,569 4.1%
General Administration $281 $142,425,556 2.0%
School Administration $641 $325,034,720 4.5%
Operation $1,023 $518,168,438 7.2%
Transportation $446 $225,880,706 3.2%
Other $313 $158,449,616 2.2%
Total Support $3,719 $1,884,639,810 26.3%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,194 $1,618,462,289 22.6%
Total Expenditures $14,138 $7,164,055,866 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,549 $372,153,103,143 49.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $792 $39,020,154,935 5.2%
Staff $618 $30,487,652,661 4.1%
General Administration $258 $12,720,931,842 1.7%
School Administration $730 $35,978,592,512 4.8%
Operation $1,169 $57,607,988,317 7.7%
Transportation $527 $26,002,463,553 3.5%
Other $459 $22,633,739,814 3.0%
Total Support $4,553 $224,451,138,461 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,074 $151,519,765,183 20.3%
Total Expenditures $15,176 $748,124,887,521 100.0%