PROFICIENCY 70% 10% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
61%Des Moines Independent Comm School District
75%Des Moines
78%Iowa

Oak Park is a school servicing grades PK to 5 and is located in the district of "Des Moines Independent Comm School District" in Des Moines, IA. There are a total of 406 students and 29 teachers at Oak Park, for a student to teacher ratio of 14 to 1. There are a total of 297 free lunch students and 37 reduced lunch students.

Oak Park has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 69.5%, which is 10% lower than the Iowa average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students406
Teachers29
Student/Teacher ratio14:1
Free lunch297
Reduced lunch37

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Oak Park, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All70-74%
370-79%
480-84%
565-69%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All65-69%
355-59%
475-79%
570-74%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Oak Park race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictIowaNational
Caucasian 43.5% 44.3% 78.7% 51.1%
African American 17.0% 17.6% 5.4% 15.9%
Asian 4.1% 7.0% 2.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 23.8% 23.9% 9.7% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 1.0% 0.5% 0.5% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.5% 0.2% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 10.1% 6.5% 3.1% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Harding Middle School54%0.6Des Moines, IA
Findley Elementary School62%0.8Des Moines, IA
Madison Elementary School60%1.0Des Moines, IA
North High School52%1.0Des Moines, IA
Cattell Elementary School57%1.3Des Moines, IA
Moulton Elementary School47%1.8Des Moines, IA
King Elementary School40%2.1Des Moines, IA
Monroe Elementary School42%2.2Des Moines, IA
Saydel High School70%2.2Des Moines, IA
Cornell Elementary School75%2.3Des Moines, IA
Carver Elementary52%2.4Des Moines, IA
Samuelson Elementary School66%2.5Des Moines, IA

Des Moines demographics profile

StatisticDes MoinesIowaNational
Population212,8593,106,589318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)2,4075591
Median age33.738.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)49%60%55%
Speak English83%92%79%
Speak Spanish9%4%13%

Education level achieved in Des Moines

IndexDes MoinesIowaNational
Completed 8th grade82.6%89.2%84.3%
Completed high school81.4%87.7%83.0%
Completed some college56.8%59.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree34.8%38.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors25.2%27.2%30.3%
Completed masters7.5%8.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.5%2.7%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.8%1.1%1.3%
Source: The Oak Park data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.