Delaware Elementary School



Delaware Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Delaware Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 59
K 75
1 93
2 97
3 80
4 82
5 81
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Delaware Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Des Moines, IA in the Southeast Polk Community School District. It enrolls 567 students in grades 1st through 12th. Delaware Elementary School is the 53rd largest public school in Iowa and the 15,698th largest nationally. It has 18.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 567
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 30.95
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 15,698th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 53rd out of 723
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 685th out of 723
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 149th out of 723

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Delaware Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 301
(53%)
1,877
(49%)
 Male 266
(47%)
1,963
(51%)

Delaware Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 465
(82%)
3,296
(86%)
 Hispanic 39
(7%)
223
(6%)
 Two or More 26
(5%)
157
(4%)
 Asian 22
(4%)
73
(2%)
 Black 14
(2%)
75
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
14
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Delaware Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 387
(68%)
2,729
(71%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 147
(26%)
917
(24%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 33
(6%)
194
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 715 ranked schools in Iowa, Delaware Elementary School is ranked 192nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Delaware Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (31.7%) is 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.

Delaware Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 461
2006 472
2007 505
2008 517
2009 533
2010 516
2011 561
2012 567

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.4
2006 16.8
2007 13.6
2008 13.3
2009 13.3
2010 15
2011 17.5
2012 18.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.34273318872017
2006 0.34745762711864
2007 0.31485148514851
2008 0.31141199226306
2009 0.32645403377111
2010 0.33720930232558
2011 0.29590017825312
2012 0.31746031746032

Compare Delaware Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,403.5% 14.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,830.0% 18.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 31.7%
 
State Average 43.8%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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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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