Early Childhood Learning Center



Early Childhood Learning Center Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Early Childhood Learning Center Students by Grade
PK 53
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Early Childhood Learning Center is a public elementary school located in Cherokee, IA in the Cherokee Community School District. It enrolls 53 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 17.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 53
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 3

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Early Childhood Learning Center Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 32
(60%)
369
(47%)
 Female 21
(40%)
409
(53%)

Early Childhood Learning Center Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 47
(89%)
686
(88%)
 Hispanic 2
(4%)
37
(5%)
 Two or More 2
(4%)
32
(4%)
 Asian 1
(2%)
7
(1%)
 Black 1
(2%)
16
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Early Childhood Learning Center Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 49
(92%)
479
(62%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 2
(4%)
57
(7%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 2
(4%)
242
(31%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Early Childhood Learning Center students on free and reduced lunch assistance (7.5%) 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.

Early Childhood Learning Center Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 6
2006 5
2007 67
2008 62
2009 67
2010 67
2011 63
2012 53

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 3
2006 2.5
2007 22.3
2008 20.7
2009 22.3
2010 22.3
2011 21
2012 17.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.5
2006
2007 N/A
2008 0.032258064516129
2009 0.19402985074627
2010 0.044776119402985
2011 0.14285714285714
2012 0.075471698113208

Compare Early Childhood Learning Center to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,403.5% 14.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,770.0% 17.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 7.5%
 
State Average 43.8%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Early Childhood Learning Center
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Public PK - PK 53 17.7:1  
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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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