Iowa

More State News

K-12 EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION

Facts at a Glance

Use the Education Counts Database to find more detailed state information, ranks, comparisons across states, national statistics and more.
Governor:Terry Branstad
Director of Education:Ryan Wise
Quality Counts state grade:C
Pre-K-12 enrollment:505,311
Number of school districts:355
Number of public schools:1,394
Number of public school teachers:35,684
Unadjusted education spending per student:$10,668
Percent minority students:21.7%
Percent of students eligible for free/reduced price lunch:40.7%
Percent of students with disabilities:12.6%
Percent of English-language learners:5.1%
NAEP Mathematics 2015 percent proficient
4th grade math:44.3%
8th grade math:37.3%
NAEP Reading 2015 percent proficient
4th grade reading:37.7%
8th grade reading:35.6%

Get RSS Feed for This Topic Latest News

This Quality Counts 2018 Highlights Report captures all the data you need to assess your state's performance on key educational outcomes.
January 17, 2018 – TopSchoolJobs
At least 15 states since 2012 have taken legislative action—such as waiving regulations and setting up innovation zones—to encourage personalized learning.
November 8, 2017 – Education Week
Schools must adjust to changing demographics by creating diverse learning environments, writes Tammy Wawro, president of the Iowa State Education Association.
May 31, 2017 – Education Week
This Quality Counts 2017 Highlights Report captures all the data you need to assess your state's performance on key educational outcomes.
January 4, 2017 – Quality Counts

Most Popular Stories

Viewed

Emailed

Recommended

Commented