School Details

East Elementary School

1103 First St West, Independence, IA 50644
(319) 334-7425
8

(out of 10)

Public Grades K-2 264 students 11 students/teacher (IA avg is 14)

Test Scores by grade

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Iowa Test of Basic Skills (ITBS)

In 2010-2011 Iowa used the Iowa Test of Basic Skills (ITBS) to test students in grades 3 through 8 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. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.
84%
84%
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Iowa Assessment (NRT)

Beginning 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 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.
  • This school in 2013
  • Independence Community School District average
  • Iowa state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

East Elementary School is a public elementary school in Independence. 264 students attend East Elementary School and are mostly White, non-Hispanic; Asian/Pacific Islander; and Black, non-Hispanic. 39% of the 264 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at East Elementary School is 11:1. West Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 99% 96%
Asian/Pacific Islander 1.0% 2%
Black, non-Hispanic 0.4% 0.7%
Hispanic 0.4% 2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.4% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.4%
Multiracial 0% %
Asian 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 39% 32%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (6 years ago)

    10 out of 10 My son loves school because of his teachers and friends there. I love East Elem. 'cause they care enough to take their time in teaching each and every child-regardless of level of knowledge or enthusiasam. True inspiration!

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