PROFICIENCY 77% 1% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
61%Des Moines Independent Comm School District
83%Des Moines
78%Iowa

Phillips Elementary 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 387 students and 23 teachers at Phillips Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 17 to 1. There are a total of 141 free lunch students and 57 reduced lunch students.

Phillips Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 77.0%, which is 1% lower than the Iowa average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students387
Teachers23
Student/Teacher ratio17:1
Free lunch141
Reduced lunch57

 

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 Phillips Elementary, 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%
360-69%
480-89%
560-69%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All80-84%
380-89%
480-89%
570-79%
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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Phillips Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictIowaNational
Caucasian 77.5% 44.3% 78.7% 51.1%
African American 1.7% 17.6% 5.4% 15.9%
Asian 1.0% 7.0% 2.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 14.4% 23.9% 9.7% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.5% 0.5% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.2% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 5.4% 6.5% 3.1% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Garton Elementary59%0.9Des Moines, IA
Stowe Elementary School55%1.1Des Moines, IA
Goodrell Middle School66%1.2Des Moines, IA
Willard Elementary School65%1.4Des Moines, IA
Hiatt Middle School46%1.5Des Moines, IA
Capitol View Elementary School51%1.6Des Moines, IA
East High School65%1.7Des Moines, IA
Cattell Elementary School57%1.9Des Moines, IA
Hoyt Middle School46%2.1Des Moines, IA
Brubaker Elementary School52%2.1Des Moines, IA
Carver Elementary52%2.2Des Moines, IA
Madison Elementary School60%2.5Des Moines, IA

Des Moines demographics profile

StatisticDes MoinesIowaNational
Population9,4063,106,589318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1,0425591
Median age37.738.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)65%60%55%
Speak English93%92%79%
Speak Spanish4%4%13%

Education level achieved in Des Moines

IndexDes MoinesIowaNational
Completed 8th grade89.9%89.2%84.3%
Completed high school89.2%87.7%83.0%
Completed some college68.3%59.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree44.7%38.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors34.9%27.2%30.3%
Completed masters8.7%8.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.3%2.7%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.1%1.3%
Source: The Phillips Elementary data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.