Oak Park



Oak Park Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Oak Park Students by Grade
PK 0
K 79
1 65
2 64
3 69
4 67
5 55
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Oak Park is a public elementary school located in Des Moines, IA in the Des Moines Independent Community School District. It enrolls 399 students in grades 1st through 12th. Oak Park is the 223rd largest public school in Iowa and the 31,712th largest nationally. It has 13.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 399
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 29.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 31,712th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 223rd out of 723
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 247th out of 723
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 182nd out of 723

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Oak Park Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 202
(51%)
12,297
(52%)
 Female 197
(49%)
11,558
(48%)

Oak Park Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 176
(44%)
10,839
(45%)
 Hispanic 83
(21%)
5,743
(24%)
 Black 80
(20%)
4,084
(17%)
 Two or More 40
(10%)
1,514
(6%)
 Asian 18
(5%)
1,557
(7%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
37
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
81
(0%)

Oak Park Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 309
(77%)
16,540
(69%)
 Not Eligible 70
(18%)
6,184
(26%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 20
(5%)
1,131
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 715 ranked schools in Iowa, Oak Park is ranked 48th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Oak Park students on free and reduced lunch assistance (82.5%) 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.

Oak Park Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 390
2006 399
2007 405
2008 403
2009 410
2010 403
2011 407
2012 399

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.6
2006 14.7
2007 13.8
2008 13
2009 13.2
2010 13.9
2011 13.1
2012 13.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.64615384615385
2006 0.68671679197995
2007 0.73827160493827
2008 0.72952853598015
2009 0.79512195121951
2010 0.81637717121588
2011 0.77395577395577
2012 0.82456140350877

Compare Oak Park to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,350.0% 13.5:1
 
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 82.5%
 

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Oak Park
Des Moines, IA
Public PK - 05 399 13.5:1  
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Public 06 - 08 619 13.4:1 1 miles
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Cornell Elementary School
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Public PK - 04 502 15.9:1 3 miles
Monroe Elementary School
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Public KG - 05 533 12.5:1 3 miles
Holy Family School
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Private PK - 08 241 14:1 3 miles
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Public PK - 05 335 12.9:1 3 miles
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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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