Jackson Elementary School



Jackson Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Jackson Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 74
1 69
2 64
3 78
4 63
5 65
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Jackson Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Des Moines, IA in the Des Moines Independent Community School District. It enrolls 413 students in grades 1st through 12th. Jackson Elementary School is the 206th largest public school in Iowa and the 30,314th largest nationally. It has 13.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 413
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 30
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 30,314th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 206th out of 723
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 279th out of 723
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 166th out of 723

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Jackson Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 214
(52%)
12,297
(52%)
 Female 199
(48%)
11,558
(48%)

Jackson Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 146
(35%)
10,839
(45%)
 Hispanic 134
(32%)
5,743
(24%)
 Black 59
(14%)
4,084
(17%)
 Asian 42
(10%)
1,557
(7%)
 Two or More 30
(7%)
1,514
(6%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
81
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
37
(0%)

Jackson Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 307
(74%)
16,540
(69%)
 Not Eligible 91
(22%)
6,184
(26%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 15
(4%)
1,131
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 715 ranked schools in Iowa, Jackson Elementary School is ranked 55th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Jackson Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (78.0%) 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.

Jackson Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 397
2006 413
2007 401
2008 385
2009 345
2010 403
2011 395
2012 413

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.3
2006 12.7
2007 14.1
2008 13.3
2009 12.3
2010 13.9
2011 13.2
2012 13.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.69269521410579
2006 0.69491525423729
2007 0.70074812967581
2008 0.66493506493506
2009 0.7304347826087
2010 0.79156327543424
2011 0.77721518987342
2012 0.77966101694915

Compare Jackson Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,380.0% 13.8:1
 
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 78.0%
 

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Public KG - 05 413 13.8:1  
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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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