Morning Sun Elementary School



Morning Sun Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Morning Sun Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 15
K 25
1 14
2 20
3 18
4 19
5 16
6 15
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Morning Sun Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Morning Sun, IA in the Morning Sun Community School District. It enrolls 142 students in grades 1st through 12th. Morning Sun Elementary School is the 621st largest public school in Iowa and the 50,944th largest nationally. It has 11.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 142
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 12.25
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 50,944th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 621st out of 723
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 80th out of 723
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 596th out of 723

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Morning Sun Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 85
(60%)
85
(60%)
 Female 57
(40%)
57
(40%)

Morning Sun Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 133
(94%)
133
(94%)
 Hispanic 8
(6%)
8
(6%)
 Black 1
(1%)
1
(1%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Morning Sun Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 84
(59%)
84
(59%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 53
(37%)
53
(37%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 5
(4%)
5
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 715 ranked schools in Iowa, Morning Sun Elementary School is ranked 585th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Morning Sun Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (40.8%) 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.

Morning Sun Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 140
2006 135
2007 143
2008 132
2009 127
2010 145
2011 146
2012 142

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.7
2006 12.3
2007 14.3
2008 13.2
2009 10.6
2010 12.7
2011 12.3
2012 11.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.42857142857143
2006 0.31851851851852
2007 0.41258741258741
2008 0.46212121212121
2009 0.37795275590551
2010 0.44827586206897
2011 0.3972602739726
2012 0.40845070422535

Compare Morning Sun Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,160.0% 11.6:1
 
1,403.5% 14.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 40.8%
 
State Average 43.8%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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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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