Orchard Place School



Orchard Place School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Orchard Place School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 8
6 11
7 13
8 20
9 21
10 17
11 5
12 3

Orchard Place School is a public elementary school located in Des Moines, IA in the Des Moines Independent Community School District. It enrolls 98 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 7.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 98
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 7.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 12.5

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Orchard Place School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 50
(51%)
11,558
(48%)
 Male 48
(49%)
12,297
(52%)

Orchard Place School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 92
(94%)
10,839
(45%)
 Two or More 3
(3%)
1,514
(6%)
 Black 1
(1%)
4,084
(17%)
 Asian 1
(1%)
1,557
(7%)
 Hispanic 1
(1%)
5,743
(24%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
81
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
37
(0%)

Orchard Place School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 59
(60%)
6,184
(26%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 38
(39%)
16,540
(69%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 1
(1%)
1,131
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Orchard Place School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (39.8%) is slightly lower than the state average of 43.8%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Orchard Place School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 67
2006 73
2007 80
2008 99
2009 89
2010 96
2011 96
2012 98

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 5
2006 3.8
2007 4.4
2008 9.9
2009 8.1
2010 8.6
2011 8.3
2012 7.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.26865671641791
2006 0.082191780821918
2007 0.1875
2008 0.090909090909091
2009 0.17977528089888
2010 0.1875
2011 0.33333333333333
2012 0.39795918367347

Compare Orchard Place School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
780.0% 7.8:1
 
1,403.5% 14.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 39.8%
 
State Average 43.8%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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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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