Van Allen Elementary School



Van Allen Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Van Allen Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 88
4 90
5 109
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Van Allen Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Chariton, IA in the Chariton Community School District. It enrolls 287 students in grades 1st through 12th. Van Allen Elementary School is the 416th largest public school in Iowa and the 42,295th largest nationally. It has 13.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 287
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 20.63
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 42,295th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 416th out of 723
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 291st out of 723
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 405th out of 723

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Van Allen Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 153
(53%)
464
(52%)
 Female 134
(47%)
427
(48%)

Van Allen Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 275
(96%)
859
(96%)
 Hispanic 6
(2%)
14
(2%)
 Black 3
(1%)
6
(1%)
 Two or More 3
(1%)
8
(1%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Van Allen Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 145
(51%)
441
(49%)
 Not Eligible 119
(41%)
375
(42%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 23
(8%)
75
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 715 ranked schools in Iowa, Van Allen Elementary School is ranked 211th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Van Allen Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (58.5%) is 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.

Van Allen Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 304
2006 321
2007 322
2008 323
2009 328
2010 322
2011 299
2012 287

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.8
2006 14.9
2007 15
2008 12.4
2009 13.4
2010 12.9
2011 13.8
2012 13.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.42105263157895
2006 0.37383177570093
2007 0.43167701863354
2008 0.46749226006192
2009 0.58231707317073
2010 0.56832298136646
2011 0.54849498327759
2012 0.58536585365854

Compare Van Allen Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,390.0% 13.9:1
 
1,403.5% 14.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 43.8%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 58.5%
 

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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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