Twin Cedars Elementary School



Twin Cedars Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Twin Cedars Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 28
K 36
1 32
2 24
3 18
4 25
5 21
6 30
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Twin Cedars Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Bussey, IA in the Twin Cedars Community School District. It enrolls 214 students in grades 1st through 12th. Twin Cedars Elementary School is the 540th largest public school in Iowa and the 47,377th largest nationally. It has 10.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 214
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 10.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 19.7
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 47,377th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 540th out of 723
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 47th out of 723
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 430th out of 723

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Twin Cedars Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 110
(51%)
110
(51%)
 Female 104
(49%)
104
(49%)

Twin Cedars Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 205
(96%)
205
(96%)
 Hispanic 5
(2%)
5
(2%)
 Black 4
(2%)
4
(2%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Twin Cedars Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 103
(48%)
103
(48%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 94
(44%)
94
(44%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 17
(8%)
17
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 715 ranked schools in Iowa, Twin Cedars Elementary School is ranked 359th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Twin Cedars Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (51.9%) 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.

Twin Cedars Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 299
2006 315
2007 284
2008 262
2009 238
2010 236
2011 212
2012 214

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.8
2006 14.9
2007 14.1
2008 12.4
2009 12.3
2010 11.9
2011 11.1
2012 10.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.30100334448161
2006 0.34920634920635
2007 0.3169014084507
2008 0.34351145038168
2009 0.40336134453782
2010 0.49576271186441
2011 0.42452830188679
2012 0.51869158878505

Compare Twin Cedars Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,090.0% 10.9:1
 
1,403.5% 14.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 43.8%
 
This School 51.9%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Public PK - 06 214 10.9:1  
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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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