Clay Elementary



Clay Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Clay Elementary Students by Grade
PK 43
K 75
1 88
2 69
3 51
4 69
5 57
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Clay Elementary is a public elementary school located in Altoona, IA in the Southeast Polk Community School District. It enrolls 452 students in grades 1st through 12th. Clay Elementary is the 155th largest public school in Iowa and the 26,251st largest nationally. It has 17.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 452
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 26.51
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 26,251st out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 155th out of 723
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 638th out of 723
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 247th out of 723

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Clay Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 233
(52%)
1,963
(51%)
 Female 219
(48%)
1,877
(49%)

Clay Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 415
(92%)
3,296
(86%)
 Hispanic 18
(4%)
223
(6%)
 Two or More 12
(3%)
157
(4%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
73
(2%)
 Black 3
(1%)
75
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
14
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Clay Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 374
(83%)
2,729
(71%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 71
(16%)
917
(24%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 7
(2%)
194
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 715 ranked schools in Iowa, Clay Elementary is ranked 498th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Clay Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (17.3%) 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.

Clay Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 N/A
2006 N/A
2007 319
2008 384
2009 388
2010 413
2011 447
2012 452

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 N/A
2006 N/A
2007 13.2
2008 14.4
2009 14.4
2010 17
2011 17.4
2012 17.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005
2006
2007 0.21003134796238
2008 0.22395833333333
2009 0.2319587628866
2010 0.20823244552058
2011 0.18791946308725
2012 0.17256637168142

Compare Clay Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,403.5% 14.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,710.0% 17.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 17.3%
 
State Average 43.8%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Public PK - 05 452 17.1:1  
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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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