Dayton Center



Dayton Center Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Dayton Center Students by Grade
PK 37
K 47
1 42
2 39
3 39
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Dayton Center is a public elementary school located in Dayton, IA in the Southeast Webster Grand Community School District. It enrolls 204 students in grades 1st through 12th. Dayton Center is the 551st largest public school in Iowa and the 47,895th largest nationally. It has 14.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 204
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 13.82
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 47,895th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 551st out of 723
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 400th out of 723
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 569th out of 723

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Dayton Center Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 104
(51%)
162
(50%)
 Female 100
(49%)
160
(50%)

Dayton Center Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 192
(94%)
301
(93%)
 Black 7
(3%)
7
(2%)
 Hispanic 4
(2%)
11
(3%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
2
(1%)

Dayton Center Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 118
(58%)
186
(58%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 72
(35%)
110
(34%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 14
(7%)
26
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 715 ranked schools in Iowa, Dayton Center is ranked 458th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Dayton Center students on free and reduced lunch assistance (42.2%) is slightly 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.

Dayton Center Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 175
2006 171
2007 164
2008 180
2009 192
2010 212
2011 198
2012 204

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 10.6
2006 8.8
2007 10.6
2008 12
2009 12.8
2010 14.3
2011 15.9
2012 14.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.42285714285714
2006 0.50292397660819
2007 0.49390243902439
2008 0.46666666666667
2009 0.44270833333333
2010 0.47169811320755
2011 0.43939393939394
2012 0.42156862745098

Compare Dayton Center to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,403.5% 14.0:1
 
1,480.0% 14.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 42.2%
 
State Average 43.8%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Dayton Center
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Public PK - 03 204 14.8:1  
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Public 04 - 06 118 12.2:1 7 miles
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Public PK - 06 90 10.9:1 8 miles
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Private PK - 08 122 18:1 17 miles
Sacred Heart School
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Private PK - 08 173 8:1 17 miles
Butler Elementary School
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Public PK - 04 473 14.9:1 17 miles
Howe Elementary School
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Public PK - 04 216 13.8:1 17 miles
Franklin Elementary School
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Public 02 - 04 410 15.7:1 17 miles
Community Christian School
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Private PK - 08 91 10:1 18 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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