Perkins Elementary School



Perkins Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Perkins Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 81
1 70
2 72
3 78
4 69
5 68
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Perkins Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Des Moines, IA in the Des Moines Independent Community School District. It enrolls 438 students in grades 1st through 12th. Perkins Elementary School is the 170th largest public school in Iowa and the 27,681st largest nationally. It has 14.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 438
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 29.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 27,681st out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 170th out of 723
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 400th out of 723
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 182nd out of 723

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Perkins Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 223
(51%)
12,297
(52%)
 Female 215
(49%)
11,558
(48%)

Perkins Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 206
(47%)
10,839
(45%)
 Hispanic 104
(24%)
5,743
(24%)
 Black 83
(19%)
4,084
(17%)
 Two or More 27
(6%)
1,514
(6%)
 Asian 17
(4%)
1,557
(7%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
81
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
37
(0%)

Perkins Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 244
(56%)
16,540
(69%)
 Not Eligible 176
(40%)
6,184
(26%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 18
(4%)
1,131
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 715 ranked schools in Iowa, Perkins Elementary School is ranked 99th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Perkins Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (59.8%) 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.

Perkins Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 361
2006 423
2007 455
2008 460
2009 438
2010 461
2011 436
2012 438

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.2
2006 14.4
2007 14.7
2008 14.4
2009 13.3
2010 14.9
2011 15.3
2012 14.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.60941828254848
2006 0.55791962174941
2007 0.5978021978022
2008 0.60434782608696
2009 0.6027397260274
2010 0.62472885032538
2011 0.57798165137615
2012 0.59817351598174

Compare Perkins Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,403.5% 14.0:1
 
1,480.0% 14.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 43.8%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 59.8%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

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Perkins Elementary School
Des Moines, IA
Public PK - 05 438 14.8:1  
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Private PK - 07 109 9:1 2 miles
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Public PK - 05 483 15.6:1 2 miles
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Public KG - 05 455 17.5:1 2 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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