King Elementary School



King Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

King Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 77
1 68
2 61
3 46
4 43
5 40
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

King Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Des Moines, IA in the Des Moines Independent Community School District. It enrolls 335 students in grades 1st through 12th. King Elementary School is the 335th largest public school in Iowa and the 38,051st largest nationally. It has 12.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 335
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 26
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 38,051st out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 335th out of 723
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 183rd out of 723
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 256th out of 723

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King Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 169
(50%)
11,558
(48%)
 Male 166
(50%)
12,297
(52%)

King Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 161
(48%)
4,084
(17%)
 Hispanic 98
(29%)
5,743
(24%)
 White 35
(10%)
10,839
(45%)
 Asian 21
(6%)
1,557
(7%)
 Two or More 18
(5%)
1,514
(6%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
37
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
81
(0%)

King Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 323
(96%)
16,540
(69%)
 Not Eligible 11
(3%)
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, King Elementary School is ranked 52nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of King Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (96.7%) 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.

King Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 382
2006 342
2007 358
2008 306
2009 332
2010 359
2011 335
2012 335

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.1
2006 10.8
2007 12.9
2008 11
2009 11.9
2010 12.4
2011 12
2012 12.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.75916230366492
2006 0.7280701754386
2007 0.82960893854749
2008 0.76143790849673
2009 0.91867469879518
2010 0.8941504178273
2011 0.9910447761194
2012 0.96716417910448

Compare King Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,290.0% 12.9:1
 
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 96.7%
 

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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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