Findley Elementary School



Findley Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Findley Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 29
K 53
1 57
2 50
3 57
4 43
5 54
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Findley Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Des Moines, IA in the Des Moines Independent Community School District. It enrolls 343 students in grades 1st through 12th. Findley Elementary School is the 318th largest public school in Iowa and the 37,314th largest nationally. It has 12.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 343
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12:1
Full Time Teachers: 28.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 37,314th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 318th out of 723
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 106th out of 723
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 204th out of 723

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Findley Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 178
(52%)
12,297
(52%)
 Female 165
(48%)
11,558
(48%)

Findley Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 125
(36%)
10,839
(45%)
 Black 87
(25%)
4,084
(17%)
 Hispanic 77
(22%)
5,743
(24%)
 Asian 30
(9%)
1,557
(7%)
 Two or More 22
(6%)
1,514
(6%)
 American Indian 2
(1%)
81
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
37
(0%)

Findley Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 327
(95%)
16,540
(69%)
 Not Eligible 15
(4%)
6,184
(26%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 1
(0%)
1,131
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 715 ranked schools in Iowa, Findley Elementary School is ranked 49th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Findley Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (95.6%) 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.

Findley Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 330
2006 344
2007 358
2008 381
2009 338
2010 310
2011 343
2012 343

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.7
2006 13.9
2007 13.4
2008 14
2009 12.4
2010 12
2011 11.4
2012 12

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.68787878787879
2006 0.68313953488372
2007 0.79329608938547
2008 0.77690288713911
2009 0.87573964497041
2010 0.83225806451613
2011 0.99125364431487
2012 0.95626822157434

Compare Findley Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,200.0% 12.0:1
 
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 95.6%
 

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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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