Mckinley Elementary School



Mckinley Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Mckinley Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 13
K 50
1 61
2 62
3 55
4 46
5 45
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Mckinley Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Des Moines, IA in the Des Moines Independent Community School District. It enrolls 332 students in grades 1st through 12th. Mckinley Elementary School is the 339th largest public school in Iowa and the 38,349th largest nationally. It has 11.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 332
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 28.9
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 38,349th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 339th out of 723
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 72nd out of 723
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 196th out of 723

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Mckinley Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 167
(50%)
11,558
(48%)
 Male 165
(50%)
12,297
(52%)

Mckinley Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 122
(37%)
5,743
(24%)
 White 100
(30%)
10,839
(45%)
 Black 48
(14%)
4,084
(17%)
 Asian 46
(14%)
1,557
(7%)
 Two or More 14
(4%)
1,514
(6%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
37
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
81
(0%)

Mckinley Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 319
(96%)
16,540
(69%)
 Not Eligible 9
(3%)
6,184
(26%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 4
(1%)
1,131
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 715 ranked schools in Iowa, Mckinley Elementary School is ranked 54th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Mckinley Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (97.3%) 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.

Mckinley Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 333
2006 392
2007 361
2008 333
2009 323
2010 347
2011 389
2012 332

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.5
2006 14.7
2007 13.8
2008 13
2009 12.8
2010 12.4
2011 14.1
2012 11.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.76876876876877
2006 0.68622448979592
2007 0.84210526315789
2008 0.73873873873874
2009 0.79566563467492
2010 0.89337175792507
2011 0.99228791773779
2012 0.97289156626506

Compare Mckinley Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,150.0% 11.5:1
 
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 97.3%
 

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Public PK - 05 332 11.5:1  
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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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