Edwards Elementary School



Edwards Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Edwards Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 64
1 43
2 48
3 56
4 45
5 47
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Edwards Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Ames, IA in the Ames Community School District. It enrolls 303 students in grades 1st through 12th. Edwards Elementary School is the 384th largest public school in Iowa and the 40,947th largest nationally. It has 14.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 303
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 20.29
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 40,947th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 384th out of 723
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 417th out of 723
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 420th out of 723

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Edwards Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 175
(58%)
1,625
(51%)
 Female 128
(42%)
1,534
(49%)

Edwards Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 197
(65%)
2,182
(69%)
 Black 38
(13%)
284
(9%)
 Hispanic 31
(10%)
236
(7%)
 Asian 23
(8%)
286
(9%)
 Two or More 14
(5%)
165
(5%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
6
(0%)

Edwards Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 181
(60%)
2,144
(68%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 106
(35%)
854
(27%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 16
(5%)
161
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 715 ranked schools in Iowa, Edwards Elementary School is ranked 334th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Edwards Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (40.3%) is slightly 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.

Edwards Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 256
2006 248
2007 254
2008 262
2009 282
2010 288
2011 275
2012 303

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.1
2006 12.2
2007 12.5
2008 13.1
2009 13.4
2010 16
2011 14.5
2012 14.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.45703125
2006 0.52822580645161
2007 0.28346456692913
2008 0.39312977099237
2009 0.31914893617021
2010 0.32291666666667
2011 0.42909090909091
2012 0.4026402640264

Compare Edwards Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,403.5% 14.0:1
 
1,490.0% 14.9:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 40.3%
 
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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