Emerson Elementary School



Emerson Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Emerson Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 65
1 73
2 73
3 63
4 78
5 66
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Emerson Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Indianola, IA in the Indianola Community School District. It enrolls 418 students in grades 1st through 12th. Emerson Elementary School is the 199th largest public school in Iowa and the 29,757th largest nationally. It has 14.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 418
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 28.17
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 29,757th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 199th out of 723
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 400th out of 723
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 210th out of 723

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Emerson Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 210
(50%)
1,195
(48%)
 Male 208
(50%)
1,311
(52%)

Emerson Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 351
(84%)
2,298
(92%)
 Hispanic 30
(7%)
83
(3%)
 Two or More 19
(5%)
69
(3%)
 Black 11
(3%)
28
(1%)
 Asian 6
(1%)
20
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
7
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Emerson Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 243
(58%)
1,712
(68%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 137
(33%)
602
(24%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 38
(9%)
192
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 715 ranked schools in Iowa, Emerson Elementary School is ranked 199th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Emerson Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (41.9%) 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.

Emerson Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 507
2006 506
2007 497
2008 400
2009 405
2010 393
2011 397
2012 418

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.5
2006 15.7
2007 15.4
2008 13.8
2009 13.4
2010 15.1
2011 14
2012 14.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.232741617357
2006 0.26086956521739
2007 0.24949698189135
2008 0.28
2009 0.30617283950617
2010 0.38422391857506
2011 0.37027707808564
2012 0.41866028708134

Compare Emerson Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,403.5% 14.0:1
 
1,480.0% 14.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 41.9%
 
State Average 43.8%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Emerson Elementary School
Indianola, IA
Public PK - 05 418 14.8:1  
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Public 06 - 08 829 15:1 1 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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