Essex Elementary School



Essex Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Essex Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 14
1 18
2 11
3 14
4 15
5 14
6 15
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Essex Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Essex, IA in the Essex Community School District. It enrolls 101 students in grades 1st through 12th. Essex Elementary School is the 678th largest public school in Iowa and the 52,845th largest nationally. It has 10.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 101
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 10.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 9.94
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 52,845th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 678th out of 723
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 30th out of 723
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 638th out of 723

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Essex Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 51
(50%)
51
(50%)
 Female 50
(50%)
50
(50%)

Essex Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 97
(96%)
97
(96%)
 Hispanic 2
(2%)
2
(2%)
 Black 1
(1%)
1
(1%)
 Two or More 1
(1%)
1
(1%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Essex Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 58
(57%)
58
(57%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 27
(27%)
27
(27%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 16
(16%)
16
(16%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 715 ranked schools in Iowa, Essex Elementary School is ranked 651st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Essex Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (42.6%) is slightly lower than the state average of 43.8%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Essex Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 159
2006 163
2007 167
2008 153
2009 131
2010 125
2011 104
2012 101

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.8
2006 14.2
2007 14.5
2008 20.4
2009 13.1
2010 13.9
2011 9.6
2012 10.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.31446540880503
2006 0.38036809815951
2007 0.38922155688623
2008 0.30718954248366
2009 0.32824427480916
2010 0.392
2011 0.32692307692308
2012 0.42574257425743

Compare Essex Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,020.0% 10.2:1
 
1,403.5% 14.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 42.6%
 
State Average 43.8%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Public KG - 06 101 10.2:1  
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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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