Dexter Elementary School



Dexter Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Dexter Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 22
1 29
2 23
3 29
4 25
5 27
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Dexter Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Dexter, IA in the West Central Valley Community School District. It enrolls 155 students in grades 1st through 12th. Dexter Elementary School is the 608th largest public school in Iowa and the 50,332nd largest nationally. It has 9.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 155
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 9.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 16.95
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 50,332nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 608th out of 723
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 17th out of 723
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 502nd out of 723

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Dexter Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 79
(51%)
328
(54%)
 Female 76
(49%)
280
(46%)

Dexter Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 132
(85%)
542
(89%)
 Hispanic 10
(6%)
34
(6%)
 Two or More 9
(6%)
24
(4%)
 American Indian 2
(1%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(1%)
1
(0%)
 Asian 1
(1%)
4
(1%)
 Black 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Dexter Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 86
(55%)
355
(58%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 52
(34%)
200
(33%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 17
(11%)
53
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 715 ranked schools in Iowa, Dexter Elementary School is ranked 537th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Dexter Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (44.5%) is slightly 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.

Dexter Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 112
2006 171
2007 209
2008 205
2009 211
2010 159
2011 158
2012 155

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 10
2006 11
2007 12.4
2008 12.1
2009 12.8
2010 10.9
2011 8.9
2012 9.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.35714285714286
2006 0.41520467836257
2007 0.42583732057416
2008 0.37073170731707
2009 0.47867298578199
2010 0.38364779874214
2011 0.4746835443038
2012 0.44516129032258

Compare Dexter Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
910.0% 9.1:1
 
1,403.5% 14.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 43.8%
 
This School 44.5%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Dexter Elementary School
Dexter, IA
Public KG - 05 155 9.1:1  
Stuart Elementary School
Stuart, IA
Public PK - 05 276 14.2:1 5 miles
Earlham Elementary School
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Public PK - 06 326 13:1 6 miles
West Central Valley Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 177 11.1:1 6 miles
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Adm Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 362 13.7:1 13 miles
Adel Elementary School
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Public PK - 02 425 14.2:1 13 miles
Van Meter Jr-Sr High School
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Public 06 - 12 367 15.9:1 15 miles
Van Meter Elementary School
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Public KG - 05 278 15.3:1 15 miles
Panorama Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 161 16.2:1 15 miles
Dallas Center Christian School
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Private 01 - 12 53 18:1 19 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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