Altoona Elementary School



Altoona Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Altoona Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 36
K 49
1 65
2 60
3 51
4 57
5 68
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Altoona Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Altoona, IA in the Southeast Polk Community School District. It enrolls 386 students in grades 1st through 12th. Altoona Elementary School is the 235th largest public school in Iowa and the 33,008th largest nationally. It has 15.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 386
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 24.46
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 33,008th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 235th out of 723
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 527th out of 723
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 303rd out of 723

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Altoona Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 196
(51%)
1,963
(51%)
 Female 190
(49%)
1,877
(49%)

Altoona Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 325
(84%)
3,296
(86%)
 Hispanic 24
(6%)
223
(6%)
 Two or More 20
(5%)
157
(4%)
 Asian 9
(2%)
73
(2%)
 Black 5
(1%)
75
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(1%)
14
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Altoona Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 279
(72%)
2,729
(71%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 81
(21%)
917
(24%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 26
(7%)
194
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 715 ranked schools in Iowa, Altoona Elementary School is ranked 372nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Altoona Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (27.7%) is lower than the state average of 43.8%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Altoona Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 377
2006 434
2007 401
2008 399
2009 409
2010 388
2011 425
2012 386

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.9
2006 13.6
2007 14.3
2008 14.1
2009 14
2010 13.4
2011 16.3
2012 15.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.19628647214854
2006 0.29493087557604
2007 0.214463840399
2008 0.31077694235589
2009 0.31051344743276
2010 0.30927835051546
2011 0.25882352941176
2012 0.27720207253886

Compare Altoona Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,403.5% 14.0:1
 
1,580.0% 15.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 27.7%
 
State Average 43.8%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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