Southdale Elementary School



Southdale Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Southdale Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 40
K 94
1 88
2 77
3 94
4 76
5 65
6 79
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Southdale Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Cedar Falls, IA in the Cedar Falls Community School District. It enrolls 613 students in grades 1st through 12th. Southdale Elementary School is the 39th largest public school in Iowa and the 12,416th largest nationally. It has 15.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 613
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 39.88
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 12,416th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 39th out of 723
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 486th out of 723
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 41st out of 723

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Southdale Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 343
(56%)
1,501
(52%)
 Female 270
(44%)
1,361
(48%)

Southdale Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 528
(86%)
2,411
(84%)
 Asian 29
(5%)
100
(3%)
 Hispanic 23
(4%)
91
(3%)
 Two or More 18
(3%)
124
(4%)
 Black 15
(2%)
129
(5%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
4
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

Southdale Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 544
(89%)
2,195
(77%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 55
(9%)
554
(19%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 14
(2%)
113
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 715 ranked schools in Iowa, Southdale Elementary School is ranked 537th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Southdale Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (11.3%) is significantly 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.

Southdale Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 412
2006 448
2007 467
2008 464
2009 515
2010 549
2011 571
2012 613

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.6
2006 14.4
2007 18.8
2008 21.1
2009 18.4
2010 17.2
2011 15.7
2012 15.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.058252427184466
2006 0.09375
2007 0.13490364025696
2008 0.099137931034483
2009 0.1126213592233
2010 0.12932604735883
2011 0.13660245183888
2012 0.11256117455139

Compare Southdale Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,403.5% 14.0:1
 
1,540.0% 15.4:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 11.3%
 
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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