Dallas Center Elementary



Dallas Center Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Dallas Center Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 42
1 37
2 43
3 37
4 45
5 163
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Dallas Center Elementary is a public elementary school located in Dallas Center, IA in the Dallas Center-Grimes Community School District. It enrolls 367 students in grades 1st through 12th. Dallas Center Elementary is the 266th largest public school in Iowa and the 34,972nd largest nationally. It has 16.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 367
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16:1
Full Time Teachers: 22.98
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 34,972nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 266th out of 723
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 554th out of 723
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 344th out of 723

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Dallas Center Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 204
(56%)
838
(52%)
 Female 163
(44%)
788
(48%)

Dallas Center Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 346
(94%)
1,520
(93%)
 Hispanic 12
(3%)
46
(3%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
19
(1%)
 Black 3
(1%)
18
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(1%)
3
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
20
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Dallas Center Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 291
(79%)
1,350
(83%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 62
(17%)
213
(13%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 14
(4%)
63
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 715 ranked schools in Iowa, Dallas Center Elementary is ranked 509th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Dallas Center Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (20.7%) 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.

Dallas Center Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 387
2006 407
2007 433
2008 332
2009 341
2010 335
2011 338
2012 367

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.7
2006 14.8
2007 16
2008 15.2
2009 15.1
2010 15.6
2011 16
2012 16

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.11886304909561
2006 0.093366093366093
2007 0.10392609699769
2008 0.11746987951807
2009 0.19941348973607
2010 0.19402985074627
2011 0.19526627218935
2012 0.20708446866485

Compare Dallas Center Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,403.5% 14.0:1
 
1,600.0% 16.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 20.7%
 
State Average 43.8%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Dallas Center Elementary
Dallas Center, IA
Public KG - 05 367 16:1  
Dallas Center-Grimes Middle School
Dallas Center, IA
Public 06 - 07 347 14.6:1 1 miles
Dallas Center Christian School
Dallas Center, IA
Private 01 - 12 53 18:1 2 miles
Adm Middle School
Adel, IA
Public 06 - 08 362 13.7:1 6 miles
Adel Elementary School
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Public PK - 02 425 14.2:1 6 miles
Shuler Elementary
Clive, IA
Public PK - 05 626 17.4:1 7 miles
Waukee Middle School
Waukee, IA
Public 06 - 08 865 13.7:1 7 miles
Waukee Elementary School
Waukee, IA
Public PK - 05 725 16.9:1 7 miles
Walnut Hills Elementary
Urbandale, IA
Public PK - 05 614 16.8:1 8 miles
Waukee South Ms
Waukee, IA
Public 06 - 08 875 13.5:1 8 miles
Des Moines Christian School
Urbandale, IA
Private PK - 12 976 17:1 9 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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