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The Waverly-Shell Rock Community School District is a high achieving public school system serving the communities of Waverly and Shell Rock. Recognized throughout the state and beyond for their high student academic achievement, W-SR students consistently outperform state and national averages in academic proficiency.

The certified enrollment for the school district is 1,995 students; however, the district serves 2,178 students. The graduation rate is 97.5%. The average class size for K-4 is 20.4 students. 62% of the teachers in the district have a master’s degree. See additional district information below:

  • Certified enrollment: 1995
  • Students served: 2178
  • Open enrolled in: 186
  • Open enrolled out: 46
  • Attendance rate: 96%
  • Graduation rate: 97.5%
  • Number of teachers: 162
  • Average class size (k-4): 20.4
  • Percent with master's degree: 62%
  • Number of administrators: 8
  • District area: 162 square miles
  • Value of school buildings: $66,459,088

W-SR is a Class 3A school district, which in Iowa is the second largest class for most activities. Known for their excellent sports and fine arts programming, the W-SR school district is considered one of the top schools in Iowa in most categories.

Seven schools make up the district: Margaretta Carey Elementary, Shell Rock Elementary, Southeast Elementary, West Cedar Elementary, W-SR Middle School, W-SR High School, and W-SR Residential/Lied Center.

DISTRICT MISSION:

Waverly-Shell Rock Community School District strives to create a passion for learning that will sustain students for a lifetime.

TECHNOLOGY MISSION:

Our mission is to inspire a lifelong passion within our school community to create, collaborate, share, discover, and solve problems while ethically utilizing technology.

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