South Union Elementary School 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 520 students and 38 teachers at South Union Elementary School, for a student to teacher ratio of 14 to 1. There are a total of 369 free lunch students and 64 reduced lunch students.
South Union Elementary School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 56.0%, which is 28% lower than the Iowa average.
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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 South Union Elementary School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.
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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|Hispanic or Latino||24.7%||23.9%||9.7%||23.6%|
|American Indian and Alaskan||0.4%||0.5%||0.5%||1.2%|
|Park Ave Elementary School||55%||0.3||Des Moines, IA|
|Weeks Middle School||59%||0.9||Des Moines, IA|
|Lovejoy Elementary School||62%||1.0||Des Moines, IA|
|Howe Elementary||55%||1.0||Des Moines, IA|
|Wright Elementary School||67%||1.1||Des Moines, IA|
|Jackson Elementary School||55%||1.3||Des Moines, IA|
|Lincoln High School||67%||1.4||Des Moines, IA|
|Morris Elementary School||53%||1.8||Des Moines, IA|
|Jefferson Elementary School||83%||1.9||Des Moines, IA|
|Mckinley Elementary School||47%||2.0||Des Moines, IA|
|Brody Middle School||68%||2.1||Des Moines, IA|
|River Woods Elementary School||54%||2.1||Des Moines, IA|
|Population density (sq mi)||2,407||55||91|
|Married (15yrs & older)||49%||60%||55%|
|Completed 8th grade||82.6%||89.2%||84.3%|
|Completed high school||81.4%||87.7%||83.0%|
|Completed some college||56.8%||59.8%||59.4%|
|Completed associate degree||34.8%||38.4%||38.5%|
|Completed professional degree||2.5%||2.7%||3.3%|