Morris Elementary School



Morris Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Morris Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 106
1 125
2 91
3 91
4 107
5 97
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Morris Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Des Moines, IA in the Des Moines Independent Community School District. It enrolls 617 students in grades 1st through 12th. Morris Elementary School is the 37th largest public school in Iowa and the 12,163rd largest nationally. It has 13.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 617
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 46
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 12,163rd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 37th out of 723
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 235th out of 723
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 15th out of 723

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Morris Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 325
(53%)
12,297
(52%)
 Female 292
(47%)
11,558
(48%)

Morris Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 272
(44%)
10,839
(45%)
 Hispanic 238
(39%)
5,743
(24%)
 Black 53
(9%)
4,084
(17%)
 Asian 28
(5%)
1,557
(7%)
 Two or More 23
(4%)
1,514
(6%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
81
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
37
(0%)

Morris Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 482
(78%)
16,540
(69%)
 Not Eligible 99
(16%)
6,184
(26%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 36
(6%)
1,131
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 715 ranked schools in Iowa, Morris Elementary School is ranked 10th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Morris Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (84.0%) 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.

Morris Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 578
2006 594
2007 581
2008 648
2009 692
2010 602
2011 616
2012 617

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.4
2006 12.9
2007 12.2
2008 13.6
2009 14.2
2010 12.5
2011 13.4
2012 13.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.65916955017301
2006 0.63804713804714
2007 0.70051635111876
2008 0.6712962962963
2009 0.73554913294798
2010 0.77574750830565
2011 0.81168831168831
2012 0.83954619124797

Compare Morris Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,340.0% 13.4:1
 
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 84.0%
 

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Des Moines, IA
Public PK - 05 617 13.4:1  
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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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