Meeker Elementary School



Meeker Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Meeker Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 72
1 85
2 70
3 74
4 56
5 66
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Meeker Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Ames, IA in the Ames Community School District. It enrolls 423 students in grades 1st through 12th. Meeker Elementary School is the 195th largest public school in Iowa and the 29,207th largest nationally. It has 13.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 423
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 31
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 29,207th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 195th out of 723
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 259th out of 723
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 146th out of 723

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Meeker Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 213
(50%)
1,625
(51%)
 Female 210
(50%)
1,534
(49%)

Meeker Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 284
(67%)
2,182
(69%)
 Asian 46
(11%)
286
(9%)
 Hispanic 38
(9%)
236
(7%)
 Black 37
(9%)
284
(9%)
 Two or More 17
(4%)
165
(5%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
6
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Meeker Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 242
(57%)
2,144
(68%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 151
(36%)
854
(27%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 30
(7%)
161
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 715 ranked schools in Iowa, Meeker Elementary School is ranked 191st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Meeker Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (42.8%) 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.

Meeker Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 395
2006 398
2007 386
2008 382
2009 393
2010 388
2011 412
2012 423

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.7
2006 12.6
2007 12.3
2008 12.1
2009 12.5
2010 13
2011 13.3
2012 13.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.35189873417722
2006 0.32160804020101
2007 0.29533678756477
2008 0.39005235602094
2009 0.3206106870229
2010 0.32731958762887
2011 0.4368932038835
2012 0.42789598108747

Compare Meeker Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,360.0% 13.6:1
 
1,403.5% 14.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 42.8%
 
State Average 43.8%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

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Meeker Elementary School
Ames, IA
Public KG - 05 423 13.6:1  
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Public KG - 05 437 14.3:1 4 miles
Kate Mitchell Elementary School
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Public KG - 05 279 11.6:1 4 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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