South Elementary School



South Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

South Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 66
K 67
1 47
2 63
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

South Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Leon, IA in the Central Decatur Community School District. It enrolls 243 students in grades 1st through 12th. South Elementary School is the 492nd largest public school in Iowa and the 45,598th largest nationally. It has 13.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 243
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 18.2
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 45,598th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 492nd out of 723
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 235th out of 723
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 466th out of 723

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South Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 132
(54%)
382
(51%)
 Female 111
(46%)
361
(49%)

South Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 230
(95%)
710
(96%)
 Hispanic 9
(4%)
18
(2%)
 Black 4
(2%)
5
(1%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
6
(1%)

South Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 144
(59%)
379
(51%)
 Not Eligible 72
(30%)
284
(38%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 27
(11%)
80
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 715 ranked schools in Iowa, South Elementary School is ranked 205th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of South Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (70.4%) is significantly 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.

South Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 208
2006 199
2007 209
2008 218
2009 192
2010 245
2011 252
2012 243

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 10.1
2006 10.9
2007 10.3
2008 12.4
2009 14.2
2010 15.3
2011 14.3
2012 13.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.63461538461538
2006 0.5678391959799
2007 0.55980861244019
2008 0.62385321100917
2009 0.63541666666667
2010 0.73061224489796
2011 0.70634920634921
2012 0.7037037037037

Compare South Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,340.0% 13.4:1
 
1,403.5% 14.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 43.8%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 70.4%
 

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Public PK - 02 243 13.4:1  
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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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