Kate Mitchell Elementary School



Kate Mitchell Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Kate Mitchell Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 46
1 44
2 51
3 50
4 44
5 44
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Kate Mitchell Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Ames, IA in the Ames Community School District. It enrolls 279 students in grades 1st through 12th. Kate Mitchell Elementary School is the 435th largest public school in Iowa and the 42,966th largest nationally. It has 11.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 279
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 24
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 42,966th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 435th out of 723
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 80th out of 723
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 315th out of 723

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Kate Mitchell Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 151
(54%)
1,534
(49%)
 Male 128
(46%)
1,625
(51%)

Kate Mitchell Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 188
(67%)
2,182
(69%)
 Black 32
(11%)
284
(9%)
 Two or More 24
(9%)
165
(5%)
 Hispanic 20
(7%)
236
(7%)
 Asian 15
(5%)
286
(9%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
6
(0%)

Kate Mitchell Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 139
(50%)
2,144
(68%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 121
(43%)
854
(27%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 19
(7%)
161
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 715 ranked schools in Iowa, Kate Mitchell Elementary School is ranked 278th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Kate Mitchell Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (50.2%) is slightly higher than the state average of 43.8%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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.

Kate Mitchell Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 255
2006 247
2007 274
2008 287
2009 317
2010 291
2011 286
2012 279

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11
2006 10
2007 15.2
2008 12.5
2009 13.2
2010 12.3
2011 11.7
2012 11.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.28235294117647
2006 0.2914979757085
2007 0.27737226277372
2008 0.41463414634146
2009 0.39116719242902
2010 0.40549828178694
2011 0.46153846153846
2012 0.50179211469534

Compare Kate Mitchell Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,160.0% 11.6:1
 
1,403.5% 14.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 43.8%
 
This School 50.2%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Kate Mitchell Elementary School
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Public KG - 05 279 11.6:1  
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Public PK - KG 305 26.5:1 5 miles
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Public KG - 05 437 14.3:1 5 miles
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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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