Monroe Elementary School



Monroe Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Monroe Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 113
1 97
2 92
3 78
4 72
5 81
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Monroe Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Des Moines, IA in the Des Moines Independent Community School District. It enrolls 533 students in grades 1st through 12th. Monroe Elementary School is the 79th largest public school in Iowa and the 18,536th largest nationally. It has 12.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 533
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 42.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 18,536th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 79th out of 723
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 138th out of 723
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 28th out of 723

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Monroe Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 267
(50%)
11,558
(48%)
 Male 266
(50%)
12,297
(52%)

Monroe Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 187
(35%)
4,084
(17%)
 Hispanic 160
(30%)
5,743
(24%)
 White 106
(20%)
10,839
(45%)
 Asian 48
(9%)
1,557
(7%)
 Two or More 29
(5%)
1,514
(6%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
81
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
37
(0%)

Monroe Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 490
(92%)
16,540
(69%)
 Not Eligible 38
(7%)
6,184
(26%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 5
(1%)
1,131
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 715 ranked schools in Iowa, Monroe Elementary School is ranked 11th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Monroe Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (92.9%) 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.

Monroe Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 492
2006 526
2007 527
2008 523
2009 485
2010 501
2011 495
2012 533

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.7
2006 12.6
2007 12.5
2008 12.6
2009 12
2010 12.4
2011 12.2
2012 12.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.71138211382114
2006 0.61216730038023
2007 0.77609108159393
2008 0.72466539196941
2009 0.81443298969072
2010 0.85229540918164
2011 0.89494949494949
2012 0.92870544090056

Compare Monroe Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,250.0% 12.5:1
 
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 92.9%
 

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Public KG - 05 533 12.5:1  
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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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