Cardinal Elementary School



Cardinal Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Cardinal Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 29
K 91
1 77
2 85
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Cardinal Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Maquoketa, IA in the Maquoketa Community School District. It enrolls 282 students in grades 1st through 12th. Cardinal Elementary School is the 428th largest public school in Iowa and the 42,711th largest nationally. It has 10.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 282
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 10.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 26.32
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 42,711th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 428th out of 723
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 42nd out of 723
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 251st out of 723

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Cardinal Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 145
(51%)
425
(47%)
 Male 137
(49%)
479
(53%)

Cardinal Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 250
(89%)
808
(89%)
 Black 9
(3%)
17
(2%)
 Hispanic 9
(3%)
24
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 8
(3%)
24
(3%)
 Asian 2
(1%)
7
(1%)
 Two or More 2
(1%)
22
(2%)
 American Indian 2
(1%)
2
(0%)

Cardinal Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 157
(56%)
460
(51%)
 Not Eligible 105
(37%)
370
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 20
(7%)
74
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 715 ranked schools in Iowa, Cardinal Elementary School is ranked 197th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Cardinal Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (62.8%) is 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.

Cardinal Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 314
2006 319
2007 311
2008 321
2009 322
2010 299
2011 288
2012 282

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 10.2
2006 11.6
2007 10.3
2008 10.5
2009 10.9
2010 12
2011 10.4
2012 10.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.55732484076433
2006 0.58934169278997
2007 0.56913183279743
2008 0.60436137071651
2009 0.61490683229814
2010 0.67224080267559
2011 0.55902777777778
2012 0.62765957446809

Compare Cardinal Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,070.0% 10.7:1
 
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 62.8%
 

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Public PK - 02 282 10.7:1  
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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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