Northstar Elementary School



Northstar Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Northstar Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 128
3 121
4 122
5 134
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Northstar Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Knoxville, IA in the Knoxville Community School District. It enrolls 505 students in grades 1st through 12th. Northstar Elementary School is the 104th largest public school in Iowa and the 21,064th largest nationally. It has 15.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 505
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 31.75
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 21,064th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 104th out of 723
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 540th out of 723
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 134th out of 723

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Northstar Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 253
(50%)
622
(50%)
 Female 252
(50%)
610
(50%)

Northstar Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 467
(92%)
1,137
(92%)
 Hispanic 21
(4%)
44
(4%)
 Black 6
(1%)
12
(1%)
 Two or More 6
(1%)
25
(2%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
9
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
3
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Northstar Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 269
(53%)
666
(54%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 191
(38%)
470
(38%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 45
(9%)
96
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 715 ranked schools in Iowa, Northstar Elementary School is ranked 126th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Northstar Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (46.7%) 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.

Northstar Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2010 506
2011 519
2012 505

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2010 15.3
2011 16.3
2012 15.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2010 0.45059288537549
2011 0.46242774566474
2012 0.46732673267327

Compare Northstar Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,403.5% 14.0:1
 
1,590.0% 15.9:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 43.8%
 
This School 46.7%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Public 02 - 05 505 15.9:1  
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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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