PROFICIENCY 87% 12% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
75%Iowa City Comm School District
83%North Liberty

James Van Allen Elementary School is a school servicing grades PK to 6 and is located in the district of "Iowa City Comm School District" in North Liberty, IA. There are a total of 560 students and 29 teachers at James Van Allen Elementary School, for a student to teacher ratio of 20 to 1. There are a total of 85 free lunch students and 10 reduced lunch students.

James Van Allen Elementary School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 87.0%, which is 12% higher than the Iowa average.


Student/Teacher ratio20:1
Free lunch85
Reduced lunch10


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 James Van Allen 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

6>= 90%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

6>= 90%
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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James Van Allen Elementary School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 82.1% 64.9% 78.7% 51.1%
African American 4.8% 18.1% 5.4% 15.9%
Asian 4.2% 6.7% 2.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 5.3% 9.0% 9.7% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.4% 0.5% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.2% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 3.6% 0.7% 3.1% 3.1%

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North Liberty demographics profile

StatisticNorth LibertyIowaNational
Population density (sq mi)1,9215591
Median age29.838.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)51%60%55%
Speak English94%92%79%
Speak Spanish4%4%13%

Education level achieved in North Liberty

IndexNorth LibertyIowaNational
Completed 8th grade93.9%89.2%84.3%
Completed high school93.5%87.7%83.0%
Completed some college80.3%59.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree60.3%38.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors49.5%27.2%30.3%
Completed masters20.2%8.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree5.8%2.7%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.0%1.1%1.3%
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Source: The James Van Allen Elementary School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.