Viola Gibson Elementary School



Viola Gibson Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Viola Gibson Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 15
K 69
1 68
2 88
3 82
4 98
5 82
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Viola Gibson Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Cedar Rapids, IA in the Cedar Rapids Community School District. It enrolls 502 students in grades 1st through 12th. Viola Gibson Elementary School is the 108th largest public school in Iowa and the 21,329th largest nationally. It has 15.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 502
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 31.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 21,329th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 108th out of 723
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 540th out of 723
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 138th out of 723

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Viola Gibson Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 256
(51%)
5,822
(51%)
 Female 246
(49%)
5,567
(49%)

Viola Gibson Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 461
(92%)
8,104
(71%)
 Black 19
(4%)
1,603
(14%)
 Hispanic 10
(2%)
719
(6%)
 Asian 8
(2%)
200
(2%)
 Two or More 4
(1%)
701
(6%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
28
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
34
(0%)

Viola Gibson Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 407
(81%)
5,466
(48%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 70
(14%)
5,202
(46%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 25
(5%)
721
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 715 ranked schools in Iowa, Viola Gibson Elementary School is ranked 416th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Viola Gibson Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (18.9%) 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.

Viola Gibson Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 538
2006 514
2007 546
2008 539
2009 572
2010 556
2011 580
2012 502

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.2
2006 16.3
2007 17.3
2008 16.8
2009 16.5
2010 16.9
2011 17.6
2012 15.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.17472118959108
2006 0.16536964980545
2007 0.16483516483516
2008 0.19109461966605
2009 0.17482517482517
2010 0.2158273381295
2011 0.22413793103448
2012 0.18924302788845

Compare Viola Gibson Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,403.5% 14.0:1
 
1,590.0% 15.9:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 18.9%
 
State Average 43.8%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Viola Gibson Elementary School
Cedar Rapids, IA
Public PK - 05 502 15.9:1  
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Private PK - 05 140 10:1 4 miles
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Public PK - 05 263 14.4:1 4 miles
Isaac Newton Christian Academy
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Private PK - 08 230 14:1 4 miles
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Public KG - 05 456 15.2:1 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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