Early Childhood Center



Early Childhood Center Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Early Childhood Center Students by Grade
PK 26
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Early Childhood Center is a public elementary school located in Independence, IA in the Independence Community School District. It enrolls 26 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 8.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 26
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 8.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 3

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Early Childhood Center Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 14
(54%)
360
(52%)
 Female 12
(46%)
327
(48%)

Early Childhood Center Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 23
(88%)
658
(96%)
 Asian 1
(4%)
4
(1%)
 Hispanic 1
(4%)
10
(1%)
 Two or More 1
(4%)
8
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Black 0
(0%)
5
(1%)

Early Childhood Center Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 20
(77%)
447
(65%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 4
(15%)
178
(26%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 2
(8%)
62
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Early Childhood Center students on free and reduced lunch assistance (23.1%) is significantly 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.

Early Childhood Center Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 N/A
2006 26
2007 18
2008 15
2009 28
2010 32
2011 39
2012 26

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 N/A
2006 8.7
2007 6
2008 5
2009 7
2010 8
2011 9.8
2012 8.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005
2006 0.26923076923077
2007 0.55555555555556
2008 0.53333333333333
2009 0.5
2010 0.28125
2011 0.23076923076923
2012 0.23076923076923

Compare Early Childhood Center to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
870.0% 8.7:1
 
1,403.5% 14.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 23.1%
 
State Average 43.8%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Early Childhood Center
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Public PK - PK 26 8.7:1  
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Public 05 - 08 240 17.9:1 9 miles
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Public PK - 04 356 14.1:1 9 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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