Greenwood Elementary School



Greenwood Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Greenwood Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 75
1 85
2 65
3 80
4 75
5 66
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Greenwood Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Des Moines, IA in the Des Moines Independent Community School District. It enrolls 446 students in grades 1st through 12th. Greenwood Elementary School is the 161st largest public school in Iowa and the 26,853rd largest nationally. It has 17.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 446
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 26
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 26,853rd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 161st out of 723
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 641st out of 723
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 256th out of 723

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Greenwood Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 234
(52%)
12,297
(52%)
 Female 212
(48%)
11,558
(48%)

Greenwood Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 206
(46%)
10,839
(45%)
 Black 104
(23%)
4,084
(17%)
 Hispanic 72
(16%)
5,743
(24%)
 Two or More 43
(10%)
1,514
(6%)
 Asian 19
(4%)
1,557
(7%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
37
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
81
(0%)

Greenwood Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 246
(55%)
16,540
(69%)
 Not Eligible 183
(41%)
6,184
(26%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 17
(4%)
1,131
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 715 ranked schools in Iowa, Greenwood Elementary School is ranked 98th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Greenwood Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (59.0%) 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.

Greenwood Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 420
2006 425
2007 452
2008 454
2009 452
2010 452
2011 413
2012 446

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.5
2006 15.2
2007 15.4
2008 15.2
2009 15.5
2010 16.5
2011 15.9
2012 17.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.41428571428571
2006 0.33647058823529
2007 0.42035398230088
2008 0.41850220264317
2009 0.46681415929204
2010 0.51548672566372
2011 0.55205811138015
2012 0.58968609865471

Compare Greenwood Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,403.5% 14.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,720.0% 17.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 43.8%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 59.0%
 

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Public PK - 05 446 17.2:1  
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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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