Harding Middle School



Harding Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Harding Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 245
7 194
8 180
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Harding Middle School is a public elementary school located in Des Moines, IA in the Des Moines Independent Community School District. It enrolls 619 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 13.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 619
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 46.34

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Harding Middle School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 311
(50%)
11,558
(48%)
 Male 308
(50%)
12,297
(52%)

Harding Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 174
(28%)
10,839
(45%)
 Hispanic 164
(26%)
5,743
(24%)
 Black 161
(26%)
4,084
(17%)
 Asian 69
(11%)
1,557
(7%)
 Two or More 49
(8%)
1,514
(6%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
81
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
37
(0%)

Harding Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 589
(95%)
16,540
(69%)
 Not Eligible 22
(4%)
6,184
(26%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 8
(1%)
1,131
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Harding Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (96.4%) 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.

Harding Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 586
2006 560
2007 526
2008 547
2009 581
2010 556
2011 534
2012 619

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 10
2006 9.5
2007 10.4
2008 11.1
2009 12.2
2010 13.2
2011 12.1
2012 13.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.81399317406143
2006 0.75357142857143
2007 0.82699619771863
2008 0.79890310786106
2009 0.85542168674699
2010 0.87769784172662
2011 0.8876404494382
2012 0.96445880452342

Compare Harding Middle 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 96.4%
 

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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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