School Details

Fisher Elementary School

2001 South 4th St, Marshalltown, IA 50158
(641) 754-1030
5

(out of 10)

Public Grades K-4 327 students 16 students/teacher (IA avg is 14)

Test Scores by grade

63%
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67%
78%

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.
89%
77%
77%
83%
70%
76%

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 2011
  • Marshalltown Community School District average
  • Iowa state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

87%
73%
82%
82%
67%
82%

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.
69%
74%
78%
67%
61%
75%

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 2011
  • Marshalltown Community School District average
  • Iowa state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Fisher Elementary School is a public elementary school in Marshalltown. 327 children attend Fisher Elementary School and identify primarily as White, non-Hispanic; Black, non-Hispanic; and Hispanic. 61% of the 327 students here get reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Fisher Elementary School is 16:1. J C Hoglan Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 52% 49%
Black, non-Hispanic 4% 3%
Hispanic 38% 41%
Asian/Pacific Islander 3% 4%
Multiracial 2% 3%
Asian 2% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.9% 1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 61% 61%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (8 months ago)

    I began to go to Fisher Elementary in 2001.The school really helped me learn english I am a spanish speaker primarily which in turn helped me to learn other things I was studying. The staff was great and always made sure the students were safe and had the necessary support.

  • (7 years ago)

    Teachers really care about children at this school in Marshalltown. Activities are engaging and worthwhile. The administration supports the teachers and students. It is a great place!

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