East Elementary School



East Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

East Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 93
1 100
2 83
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

East Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Independence, IA in the Independence Community School District. It enrolls 276 students in grades 1st through 12th. East Elementary School is the 444th largest public school in Iowa and the 43,196th largest nationally. It has 12.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 276
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 22.3
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 43,196th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 444th out of 723
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 133rd out of 723
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 358th out of 723

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East Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 156
(57%)
360
(52%)
 Female 120
(43%)
327
(48%)

East Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 264
(96%)
658
(96%)
 Hispanic 4
(1%)
10
(1%)
 Two or More 4
(1%)
8
(1%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
4
(1%)
 Black 1
(0%)
5
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)

East Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 177
(64%)
447
(65%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 70
(25%)
178
(26%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 29
(11%)
62
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 715 ranked schools in Iowa, East Elementary School is ranked 401st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of East Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (35.9%) 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.

East Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 285
2006 299
2007 302
2008 301
2009 301
2010 264
2011 281
2012 276

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13
2006 10.8
2007 10.8
2008 11.3
2009 11.8
2010 12
2011 12.6
2012 12.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.31929824561404
2006 0.38461538461538
2007 0.34105960264901
2008 0.34551495016611
2009 0.37209302325581
2010 0.39015151515152
2011 0.45551601423488
2012 0.35869565217391

Compare East Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,240.0% 12.4:1
 
1,403.5% 14.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 35.9%
 
State Average 43.8%
 
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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