West Elementary School



West Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

West Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 34
K 74
1 64
2 51
3 58
4 54
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

West Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Emmetsburg, IA in the Emmetsburg Community School District. It enrolls 335 students in grades 1st through 12th. West Elementary School is the 335th largest public school in Iowa and the 38,051st largest nationally. It has 14.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 335
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 23.81
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 38,051st out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 335th out of 723
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 312th out of 723
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 322nd out of 723

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West Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 179
(53%)
283
(52%)
 Female 156
(47%)
260
(48%)

West Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 304
(91%)
494
(91%)
 Hispanic 18
(5%)
26
(5%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
8
(1%)
 Black 4
(1%)
4
(1%)
 Two or More 4
(1%)
9
(2%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

West Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 185
(55%)
302
(56%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 109
(33%)
164
(30%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 41
(12%)
77
(14%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 715 ranked schools in Iowa, West Elementary School is ranked 256th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of West Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (44.8%) 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.

West Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 253
2006 250
2007 258
2008 303
2009 291
2010 342
2011 327
2012 335

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.5
2006 12.7
2007 12.6
2008 14.1
2009 13.9
2010 17
2011 14.5
2012 14.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.44664031620553
2006 0.428
2007 0.41085271317829
2008 0.44554455445545
2009 0.43298969072165
2010 0.44444444444444
2011 0.43425076452599
2012 0.44776119402985

Compare West Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,403.5% 14.0:1
 
1,410.0% 14.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 43.8%
 
This School 44.8%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
West Elementary School
Emmetsburg, IA
Public PK - 04 335 14.1:1  
Emmetsburg Middle School
Emmetsburg, IA
Public 05 - 08 208 15.3:1 1 miles
Emmetsburg Catholic School
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Private KG - 08 78 8:1 1 miles
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Public 06 - 08 70 11.8:1 10 miles
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Public PK - 06 138 12.8:1 12 miles
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Public PK - 05 226 14.9:1 16 miles
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Public 06 - 08 99 13.6:1 17 miles
Laurens-Marathon Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 61 12.3:1 20 miles
Laurens-Marathon Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 140 12.5:1 20 miles
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Public PK - 05 175 13:1 20 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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