Phillips Elementary



Phillips Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Phillips Elementary Students by Grade
PK 40
K 69
1 64
2 62
3 61
4 52
5 56
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Phillips Elementary is a public elementary school located in Des Moines, IA in the Des Moines Independent Community School District. It enrolls 404 students in grades 1st through 12th. Phillips Elementary is the 218th largest public school in Iowa and the 31,219th largest nationally. It has 19.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 404
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 21
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 31,219th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 218th out of 723
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 700th out of 723
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 389th out of 723

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Phillips Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 207
(51%)
12,297
(52%)
 Female 197
(49%)
11,558
(48%)

Phillips Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 310
(77%)
10,839
(45%)
 Hispanic 62
(15%)
5,743
(24%)
 Two or More 18
(4%)
1,514
(6%)
 Black 8
(2%)
4,084
(17%)
 Asian 6
(1%)
1,557
(7%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
37
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
81
(0%)

Phillips Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 181
(45%)
6,184
(26%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 170
(42%)
16,540
(69%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 53
(13%)
1,131
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 715 ranked schools in Iowa, Phillips Elementary is ranked 145th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Phillips Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (55.2%) 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.

Phillips Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 342
2006 344
2007 369
2008 379
2009 394
2010 399
2011 402
2012 404

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.8
2006 17.7
2007 18.1
2008 17.5
2009 19.1
2010 21
2011 19.6
2012 19.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.36842105263158
2006 0.38662790697674
2007 0.38482384823848
2008 0.36675461741425
2009 0.46192893401015
2010 0.52380952380952
2011 0.55223880597015
2012 0.5519801980198

Compare Phillips Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,403.5% 14.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,920.0% 19.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 43.8%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 55.2%
 

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Public PK - 05 404 19.2:1  
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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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