Abbie Sawyer Elementary School



Abbie Sawyer Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Abbie Sawyer Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 71
1 76
2 76
3 88
4 68
5 58
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Abbie Sawyer Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Ames, IA in the Ames Community School District. It enrolls 437 students in grades 1st through 12th. Abbie Sawyer Elementary School is the 171st largest public school in Iowa and the 27,800th largest nationally. It has 14.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 437
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 30.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 27,800th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 171st out of 723
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 343rd out of 723
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 155th out of 723

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Abbie Sawyer Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 221
(51%)
1,625
(51%)
 Female 216
(49%)
1,534
(49%)

Abbie Sawyer Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 281
(64%)
2,182
(69%)
 Black 47
(11%)
284
(9%)
 Hispanic 41
(9%)
236
(7%)
 Asian 38
(9%)
286
(9%)
 Two or More 28
(6%)
165
(5%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
6
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Abbie Sawyer Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 299
(68%)
2,144
(68%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 111
(25%)
854
(27%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 27
(6%)
161
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 715 ranked schools in Iowa, Abbie Sawyer Elementary School is ranked 285th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Abbie Sawyer Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (31.6%) 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.

Abbie Sawyer Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 408
2006 444
2007 441
2008 435
2009 452
2010 438
2011 432
2012 437

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14
2006 14.9
2007 16
2008 12.8
2009 13.7
2010 14.4
2011 14.2
2012 14.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.1593137254902
2006 0.20045045045045
2007 0.19501133786848
2008 0.31494252873563
2009 0.23008849557522
2010 0.28082191780822
2011 0.36342592592593
2012 0.31578947368421

Compare Abbie Sawyer Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,403.5% 14.0:1
 
1,430.0% 14.3:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 31.6%
 
State Average 43.8%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Public KG - 05 437 14.3:1  
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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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