Harding Elementary School



Harding Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Harding Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 32
K 67
1 66
2 60
3 69
4 58
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Harding Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Mason City, IA in the Mason City Community School District. It enrolls 352 students in grades 1st through 12th. Harding Elementary School is the 298th largest public school in Iowa and the 36,450th largest nationally. It has 11.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 352
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 30.94
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 36,450th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 298th out of 723
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 67th out of 723
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 150th out of 723

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Harding Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 189
(54%)
1,148
(51%)
 Female 163
(46%)
1,093
(49%)

Harding Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 282
(80%)
1,862
(83%)
 Hispanic 29
(8%)
190
(8%)
 Black 23
(7%)
76
(3%)
 Two or More 14
(4%)
85
(4%)
 Asian 2
(1%)
24
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(1%)
4
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Harding Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 219
(62%)
1,043
(47%)
 Not Eligible 105
(30%)
993
(44%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 28
(8%)
205
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 715 ranked schools in Iowa, Harding Elementary School is ranked 111th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Harding Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (70.2%) 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.

Harding Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 438
2006 438
2007 403
2008 419
2009 413
2010 388
2011 368
2012 352

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.8
2006 14.4
2007 12.6
2008 13
2009 12.5
2010 13.4
2011 12.1
2012 11.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.49771689497717
2006 0.56164383561644
2007 0.6029776674938
2008 0.60859188544153
2009 0.64648910411622
2010 0.63659793814433
2011 0.69836956521739
2012 0.70170454545455

Compare Harding Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,140.0% 11.4:1
 
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 70.2%
 

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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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