Cattell Elementary School



Cattell Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Cattell Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 82
1 66
2 55
3 79
4 63
5 63
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Cattell Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Des Moines, IA in the Des Moines Independent Community School District. It enrolls 408 students in grades 1st through 12th. Cattell Elementary School is the 212th largest public school in Iowa and the 30,818th largest nationally. It has 13.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 408
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 30.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 30,818th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 212th out of 723
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 235th out of 723
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 155th out of 723

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Cattell Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 211
(52%)
12,297
(52%)
 Female 197
(48%)
11,558
(48%)

Cattell Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 157
(38%)
5,743
(24%)
 White 113
(28%)
10,839
(45%)
 Black 75
(18%)
4,084
(17%)
 Asian 39
(10%)
1,557
(7%)
 Two or More 23
(6%)
1,514
(6%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
81
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
37
(0%)

Cattell Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 333
(82%)
16,540
(69%)
 Not Eligible 56
(14%)
6,184
(26%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 19
(5%)
1,131
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 715 ranked schools in Iowa, Cattell Elementary School is ranked 40th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Cattell Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (86.3%) 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.

Cattell Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 329
2006 336
2007 355
2008 399
2009 393
2010 405
2011 393
2012 408

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.3
2006 14.1
2007 12.9
2008 14.2
2009 13.3
2010 13.2
2011 12.4
2012 13.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.6838905775076
2006 0.64583333333333
2007 0.76901408450704
2008 0.79448621553885
2009 0.84223918575064
2010 0.86172839506173
2011 0.85750636132316
2012 0.86274509803922

Compare Cattell Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,340.0% 13.4:1
 
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 86.3%
 

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Public KG - 05 408 13.4:1  
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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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