Cooper Elementary School



Cooper Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Cooper Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 73
1 48
2 52
3 53
4 52
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Cooper Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Fort Dodge, IA in the Fort Dodge Community School District. It enrolls 278 students in grades 1st through 12th. Cooper Elementary School is the 439th largest public school in Iowa and the 43,054th largest nationally. It has 16.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 278
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 17.05
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 43,054th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 439th out of 723
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 587th out of 723
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 493rd out of 723

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Cooper Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 165
(59%)
1,077
(54%)
 Female 113
(41%)
923
(46%)

Cooper Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 223
(80%)
1,498
(75%)
 Two or More 20
(7%)
133
(7%)
 Black 17
(6%)
159
(8%)
 Hispanic 13
(5%)
189
(9%)
 Asian 5
(2%)
12
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
3
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
6
(0%)

Cooper Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 130
(47%)
646
(32%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 129
(46%)
1,171
(59%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 19
(7%)
183
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 715 ranked schools in Iowa, Cooper Elementary School is ranked 262nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Cooper Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (53.2%) 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.

Cooper Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 259
2006 257
2007 255
2008 266
2009 251
2010 252
2011 286
2012 278

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 10.8
2006 11.2
2007 6
2008 11.4
2009 11.7
2010 12
2011 14.5
2012 16.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.33976833976834
2006 0.33073929961089
2007 0.29411764705882
2008 0.3984962406015
2009 0.41832669322709
2010 0.44047619047619
2011 0.51048951048951
2012 0.53237410071942

Compare Cooper Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,403.5% 14.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,630.0% 16.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 43.8%
 
This School 53.2%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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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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