Northwood Pre-School



Northwood Pre-School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Northwood Pre-School Students by Grade
PK 264
K 41
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Northwood Pre-School is a public elementary school located in Ames, IA in the Ames Community School District. It enrolls 305 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 26.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 305
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 26.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 11.5

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Northwood Pre-School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 171
(56%)
1,625
(51%)
 Female 134
(44%)
1,534
(49%)

Northwood Pre-School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 203
(67%)
2,182
(69%)
 Black 30
(10%)
284
(9%)
 Hispanic 28
(9%)
236
(7%)
 Two or More 22
(7%)
165
(5%)
 Asian 22
(7%)
286
(9%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
6
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Northwood Pre-School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 225
(74%)
2,144
(68%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 65
(21%)
854
(27%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 15
(5%)
161
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Northwood Pre-School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (26.2%) 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.

Northwood Pre-School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 178
2006 192
2007 190
2008 188
2009 338
2010 283
2011 278
2012 305

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.1
2006 16.3
2007 20
2008 17.9
2009 23.7
2010 24.6
2011 26.5
2012 26.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.23595505617978
2006 0.22916666666667
2007 0.0052631578947368
2008 0.22340425531915
2009 0.091715976331361
2010 0.03886925795053
2011 0.2410071942446
2012 0.26229508196721

Compare Northwood Pre-School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,403.5% 14.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,650.0% 26.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 26.2%
 
State Average 43.8%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Northwood Pre-School
Ames, IA
Public PK - KG 305 26.5:1  
St Cecilia Elementary School
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Private PK - 05 293 19:1 1 miles
Fellows Elementary School
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Abbie Sawyer Elementary School
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Public KG - 05 303 14.9:1 4 miles
Ames Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 945 14:1 4 miles
Kate Mitchell Elementary School
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Public KG - 05 279 11.6:1 5 miles
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Public 05 - 08 426 15.9:1 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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