Cornell Elementary School



Cornell Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Cornell Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 49
K 97
1 81
2 98
3 87
4 90
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Cornell Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Des Moines, IA in the Saydel Community School District. It enrolls 502 students in grades 1st through 12th. Cornell Elementary School is the 108th largest public school in Iowa and the 21,329th largest nationally. It has 15.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 502
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 31.59
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 21,329th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 108th out of 723
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 540th out of 723
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 136th out of 723

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Cornell Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 260
(52%)
472
(52%)
 Female 242
(48%)
434
(48%)

Cornell Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 422
(84%)
772
(85%)
 Hispanic 51
(10%)
86
(9%)
 Black 15
(3%)
25
(3%)
 Two or More 8
(2%)
14
(2%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
6
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
2
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)

Cornell Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 234
(47%)
410
(45%)
 Not Eligible 218
(43%)
400
(44%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 50
(10%)
96
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 715 ranked schools in Iowa, Cornell Elementary School is ranked 79th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Cornell Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (56.6%) 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.

Cornell Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 442
2006 414
2007 435
2008 365
2009 446
2010 404
2011 417
2012 502

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.5
2006 12.8
2007 15.8
2008 12.6
2009 15.2
2010 15
2011 16.7
2012 15.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.43438914027149
2006 0.44685990338164
2007 0.50574712643678
2008 0.47397260273973
2009 0.46188340807175
2010 0.52227722772277
2011 0.50119904076739
2012 0.56573705179283

Compare Cornell Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,403.5% 14.0:1
 
1,590.0% 15.9:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 43.8%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 56.6%
 

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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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