Weeks Middle School



Weeks Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Weeks Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 232
7 220
8 237
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Weeks Middle School is a public elementary school located in Des Moines, IA in the Des Moines Independent Community School District. It enrolls 689 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 13.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 689
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 52.22

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Weeks Middle School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 388
(56%)
12,297
(52%)
 Female 301
(44%)
11,558
(48%)

Weeks Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 234
(34%)
10,839
(45%)
 Hispanic 221
(32%)
5,743
(24%)
 Black 108
(16%)
4,084
(17%)
 Asian 74
(11%)
1,557
(7%)
 Two or More 47
(7%)
1,514
(6%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(0%)
37
(0%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
81
(0%)

Weeks Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 558
(81%)
16,540
(69%)
 Not Eligible 100
(15%)
6,184
(26%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 31
(4%)
1,131
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Weeks Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (85.5%) 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.

Weeks Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 788
2006 728
2007 749
2008 756
2009 749
2010 677
2011 675
2012 689

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.9
2006 13.7
2007 14.1
2008 14.7
2009 13.5
2010 13.7
2011 13.8
2012 13.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.67131979695431
2006 0.5989010989011
2007 0.69292389853138
2008 0.69179894179894
2009 0.76101468624833
2010 0.76070901033973
2011 0.82074074074074
2012 0.85486211901306

Compare Weeks Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,320.0% 13.2:1
 
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 85.5%
 

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Des Moines, IA
Public 06 - 08 689 13.2:1  
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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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