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Creston Elementary School (leave a review)
Contact Information

+1 (641) 782-1155

805 Academic Ave

Creston, Iowa


About Creston Elementary School
1st Grade - 5th Grade

Creston Elementary School is one of 4 schools in the Creston Comm School District of Iowa.

A relatively average sized school, it has an enrolment of 549 students from 1st Grade to 5th Grade and is classified as a regular school.

In recent years, the number of teachers has remained static while the pupil population has remained static in a similar timeframe.

The average teacher's salary is $44,935, which is lower than the Iowa state average of $57,167.

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Students by Year Group
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Funding per pupil


Title I eligible school

School-wide program

Title I provides extra money to schools that have a large number of students from low income families. Roughly 50,000 schools receive money through Title I.

Free lunches


Reduced price lunches


The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) provides free and reduced price meals for students. In 2016, 30.4 million children received meals through the program.

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Nearby Schools Compared
SchoolNumber of pupilsFunding per pupilPupils per teacherAverage teacher salaryDiversity index
Creston Elementary School 54913$44,9350.22
Creston Middle School (0 miles) 292$13,31210$47,8450.17
Creston High School (0.36 miles) 47813$46,2270.17
Creston Early Childhood Center (0.84 miles) 11812$46,1240.16
Orient-Macksburg Senior High School (8.78 miles) 75$4,51812$35,8940.10
Orient Elementary School (8.78 miles) 95$3,56711$39,1570.12

Creston Elementary School

Number of pupils549
Funding per pupil
Pupils per teacher13
Average teacher salary$44,935
Diversity index0.22

Creston Middle School (0 miles)

Number of pupils292
Funding per pupil$13,312
Pupils per teacher10
Average teacher salary$47,845
Diversity index0.17

Creston High School (0.36 miles)

Number of pupils478
Funding per pupil
Pupils per teacher13
Average teacher salary$46,227
Diversity index0.17

Creston Early Childhood Center (0.84 miles)

Number of pupils118
Funding per pupil
Pupils per teacher12
Average teacher salary$46,124
Diversity index0.16

Orient-Macksburg Senior High School (8.78 miles)

Number of pupils75
Funding per pupil$4,518
Pupils per teacher12
Average teacher salary$35,894
Diversity index0.10

Orient Elementary School (8.78 miles)

Number of pupils95
Funding per pupil$3,567
Pupils per teacher11
Average teacher salary$39,157
Diversity index0.12
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Rankings within Iowa
There are 1,377 schools in Iowa. Rankings don't always go up to 1,377 because some schools have missing data.
215thlargest school
162ndhighest number of FTE teachers
492ndlowest pupil-teacher ratio
1114thhighest average teaching salary
255thhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
213thhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
618thhighest diversity index
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

1st Grade - 5th Grade: 6 hours

Kindergarten: 180 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 180 days

12th Grade: 180 days

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