PROFICIENCY 52% 33% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
68%Council Bluffs Comm School District
52%Carter Lake

Carter Lake Elementary School is a school servicing grades PK to 5 and is located in the district of "Council Bluffs Comm School District" in Carter Lake, IA. There are a total of 414 students and 27 teachers at Carter Lake Elementary School, for a student to teacher ratio of 16 to 1. There are a total of 221 free lunch students and 3 reduced lunch students.

Carter Lake Elementary School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 52.0%, which is 33% lower than the Iowa average.


Student/Teacher ratio16:1
Free lunch221
Reduced lunch3


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 Carter Lake Elementary School, 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

High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

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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Carter Lake Elementary School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 73.6% 77.6% 78.7% 51.1%
African American 2.8% 2.8% 5.4% 15.9%
Asian 0.0% 0.8% 2.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 19.4% 14.5% 9.7% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.6% 0.8% 0.5% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.2% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 3.6% 3.3% 3.1% 3.1%

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Carter Lake demographics profile

StatisticCarter LakeIowaNational
Population density (sq mi)2,0145591
Median age40.538.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)51%60%55%
Speak English95%92%79%
Speak Spanish4%4%13%

Education level achieved in Carter Lake

IndexCarter LakeIowaNational
Completed 8th grade83.2%89.2%84.3%
Completed high school81.7%87.7%83.0%
Completed some college47.6%59.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree26.8%38.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors17.4%27.2%30.3%
Completed masters5.1%8.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.5%2.7%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.1%1.3%
Source: The Carter Lake Elementary School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.