Pierce Elementary School



Pierce Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Pierce Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 56
1 69
2 55
3 72
4 74
5 79
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Pierce Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Cedar Rapids, IA in the Cedar Rapids Community School District. It enrolls 405 students in grades 1st through 12th. Pierce Elementary School is the 217th largest public school in Iowa and the 31,137th largest nationally. It has 16.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 405
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 25
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 31,137th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 217th out of 723
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 577th out of 723
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 283rd out of 723

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Pierce Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 210
(52%)
5,567
(49%)
 Male 195
(48%)
5,822
(51%)

Pierce Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 309
(76%)
8,104
(71%)
 Black 48
(12%)
1,603
(14%)
 Two or More 24
(6%)
701
(6%)
 Asian 14
(3%)
200
(2%)
 Hispanic 10
(2%)
719
(6%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
34
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
28
(0%)

Pierce Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 262
(65%)
5,466
(48%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 129
(32%)
5,202
(46%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 14
(3%)
721
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 715 ranked schools in Iowa, Pierce Elementary School is ranked 269th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Pierce Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (35.3%) 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.

Pierce Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 463
2006 434
2007 440
2008 476
2009 485
2010 480
2011 439
2012 405

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.6
2006 19.2
2007 19.6
2008 20.1
2009 20.5
2010 18.8
2011 16.9
2012 16.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.18358531317495
2006 0.19354838709677
2007 0.17272727272727
2008 0.19747899159664
2009 0.23917525773196
2010 0.30416666666667
2011 0.33029612756264
2012 0.35308641975309

Compare Pierce Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,403.5% 14.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,620.0% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 35.3%
 
State Average 43.8%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Pierce Elementary School
Cedar Rapids, IA
Public KG - 05 405 16.2:1  
Wright Elementary School
Cedar Rapids, IA
Public PK - 05 364 17.5:1 1 miles
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Garfield Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 263 14.4:1 2 miles
Nixon Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 422 17.7:1 2 miles
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Public PK - 05 427 14.3:1 2 miles
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Public 06 - 08 643 14.5:1 3 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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