Mitchell Early Childhood Center



Mitchell Early Childhood Center Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Mitchell Early Childhood Center Students by Grade
PK 383
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Mitchell Early Childhood Center is a public elementary school located in Des Moines, IA in the Des Moines Independent Community School District. It enrolls 383 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 23.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 383
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 23.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 16

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Mitchell Early Childhood Center Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 213
(56%)
12,297
(52%)
 Female 170
(44%)
11,558
(48%)

Mitchell Early Childhood Center Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 197
(51%)
10,839
(45%)
 Hispanic 91
(24%)
5,743
(24%)
 Black 45
(12%)
4,084
(17%)
 Two or More 26
(7%)
1,514
(6%)
 Asian 20
(5%)
1,557
(7%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
81
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
37
(0%)

Mitchell Early Childhood Center Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 221
(58%)
16,540
(69%)
 Not Eligible 151
(39%)
6,184
(26%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 11
(3%)
1,131
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Mitchell Early Childhood Center students on free and reduced lunch assistance (60.6%) 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.

Compare Mitchell Early Childhood Center to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,403.5% 14.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,390.0% 23.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 43.8%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 60.6%
 

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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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