Centennial Elementary School



Centennial Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Centennial Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 38
K 73
1 65
2 70
3 73
4 79
5 70
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Centennial Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Altoona, IA in the Southeast Polk Community School District. It enrolls 468 students in grades 1st through 12th. Centennial Elementary School is the 138th largest public school in Iowa and the 24,615th largest nationally. It has 15.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 468
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 29.58
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 24,615th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 138th out of 723
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 527th out of 723
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 181st out of 723

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Centennial Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 252
(54%)
1,963
(51%)
 Female 216
(46%)
1,877
(49%)

Centennial Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 423
(90%)
3,296
(86%)
 Hispanic 21
(4%)
223
(6%)
 Two or More 13
(3%)
157
(4%)
 Asian 5
(1%)
73
(2%)
 Black 4
(1%)
75
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
14
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Centennial Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 355
(76%)
2,729
(71%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 99
(21%)
917
(24%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 14
(3%)
194
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 715 ranked schools in Iowa, Centennial Elementary School is ranked 355th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Centennial Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (24.1%) is significantly 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.

Centennial Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 545
2006 550
2007 483
2008 510
2009 516
2010 482
2011 473
2012 468

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.8
2006 16.1
2007 14.5
2008 15
2009 15.1
2010 16.6
2011 16.7
2012 15.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.14678899082569
2006 0.12909090909091
2007 0.15734989648033
2008 0.20196078431373
2009 0.23837209302326
2010 0.2448132780083
2011 0.24735729386892
2012 0.24145299145299

Compare Centennial 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 24.1%
 
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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