Denison Elementary School



Denison Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Denison Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 104
K 192
1 150
2 149
3 153
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Denison Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Denison, IA in the Denison Community School District. It enrolls 748 students in grades 1st through 12th. Denison Elementary School is the 10th largest public school in Iowa and the 5,711th largest nationally. It has 14.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 748
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 53
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 5,711th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 10th out of 723
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 312th out of 723
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 9th out of 723

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Denison Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 403
(54%)
765
(52%)
 Female 345
(46%)
707
(48%)

Denison Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 536
(72%)
979
(67%)
 White 185
(25%)
437
(30%)
 Black 17
(2%)
29
(2%)
 Asian 9
(1%)
23
(2%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

Denison Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 514
(69%)
958
(65%)
 Not Eligible 157
(21%)
344
(23%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 77
(10%)
170
(12%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 715 ranked schools in Iowa, Denison Elementary School is ranked 4th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Denison Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (79.0%) is significantly 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.

Denison Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 759
2006 730
2007 774
2008 577
2009 588
2010 657
2011 727
2012 748

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.5
2006 14
2007 14.4
2008 14.9
2009 13.6
2010 14
2011 14.5
2012 14.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.70092226613966
2006 0.71917808219178
2007 0.73385012919897
2008 0.77296360485269
2009 0.77210884353741
2010 0.75494672754947
2011 0.76753782668501
2012 0.79010695187166

Compare Denison Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,403.5% 14.0:1
 
1,410.0% 14.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 43.8%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 79.0%
 

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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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