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Iowa Schools Receive Annual Report Card

Iowa Schools Receive Annual Report Card

December 13, 2017 04:31 PM

(ABC 6 News) - Is your child's school making the grade?  An annual report put together by Iowa's Department of Education outlines where schools across the state sit for the 2017 school year.

The Department of Education looks at several key factors to determine a school's overall performance ranging from student proficiency, closing the achievement gap for low-income students or students in specialty programs, student college and career readiness, attendance and staff retention.

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The highest rated school in northern Iowa was St. Ansgar Middle School, receiving a "high-performing" ranking with a total of 70.6 points.  

A majority of schools were rated as either "commendable" or "acceptable."

The lowest ranted school in the area was North Iowa Elementary Buffalo Center, which received a "priority" listing.  In 2016 the school was ranked as "acceptable" but dropped a total of 6.7 points in 2017.

To see a complete list of the Iowa School Report Card click here.

 


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