Creston Elementary School



Creston Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Creston Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 112
2 120
3 89
4 107
5 95
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Creston Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Creston, IA in the Creston Community School District. It enrolls 523 students in grades 1st through 12th. Creston Elementary School is the 91st largest public school in Iowa and the 19,413th largest nationally. It has 11.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 523
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 45.38
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 19,413th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 91st out of 723
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 72nd out of 723
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 17th out of 723

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Creston Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 289
(55%)
513
(54%)
 Female 234
(45%)
440
(46%)

Creston Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 465
(89%)
850
(89%)
 Hispanic 26
(5%)
41
(4%)
 Black 15
(3%)
23
(2%)
 Two or More 13
(2%)
28
(3%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
8
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Creston Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 259
(50%)
457
(48%)
 Not Eligible 216
(41%)
410
(43%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 48
(9%)
86
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 715 ranked schools in Iowa, Creston Elementary School is ranked 67th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Creston Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (58.7%) 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.

Creston Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 513
2006 516
2007 476
2008 530
2009 478
2010 479
2011 527
2012 523

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.5
2006 12.6
2007 11.9
2008 12.9
2009 11.5
2010 11.3
2011 11.8
2012 11.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.46978557504873
2006 0.48449612403101
2007 0.47899159663866
2008 0.48490566037736
2009 0.52719665271967
2010 0.57828810020877
2011 0.5977229601518
2012 0.58699808795411

Compare Creston Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,150.0% 11.5:1
 
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 58.7%
 

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Public 01 - 05 523 11.5:1  
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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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