Education Performance Dashboard

Condition of Education - State of Iowa

The Annual Condition of Education Report provides a wide range of Iowa education statistics and data. Included in the report is information on student and staff demographics, enrollments and enrollment trends, student achievement, district programs, and school finance. Information published in the report is intended to provide the citizens of Iowa a comprehensive look at the education system in Iowa.
School District Overview
This section presents the data collected by the Department in various formats. While most of the data are presented in excel spreadsheets that users can download for their own analysis, maps and written reports, including 
Topics covered include (but are not limited to) enrollment, free and reduced meal eligibility, limited English students, and technology.

Education Dashboard

In previous years, information on licensed staff in Iowa was collected from schools through the Licensed Staff Detail report on BEDS. The data that were collected included age, gender, race/ethnicity, salary, contract days, contract type, degrees, majors, positions, and the assignments that go along with each position. Beginning in 2010-2011, a new web application was used to collect this same data on licensed and non-licensed staff in Iowa.

Best Performing School Districts
A total of 14,569 students (45.3 percent) in the 2016 class took one or more higher-level mathematics courses.
The number and percent enrollment was slightly higher in the class of 2017. The female enrollment in higher-level mathematics was higher than male enrollment.
The percent of students enrolled in higher-level mathematics courses was higher for the districts with enrollment between 2,500 and 7,499 than the districts in other enrollment categories in both classes shown (Tables 4-9 and 4-10). Generally speaking, female students had about 9 percent more in chemistry or advanced chemistry enrollment than male students (Table 4-11).