James Van Allen Elementary School



James Van Allen Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

James Van Allen Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 30
K 78
1 74
2 63
3 83
4 61
5 65
6 45
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

James Van Allen Elementary School is a public elementary school located in North Liberty, IA in the Iowa City Community School District. It enrolls 499 students in grades 1st through 12th. James Van Allen Elementary School is the 111th largest public school in Iowa and the 21,616th largest nationally. It has 17.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 499
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 29.15
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 21,616th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 111th out of 723
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 638th out of 723
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 189th out of 723

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James Van Allen Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 258
(52%)
3,637
(50%)
 Female 241
(48%)
3,578
(50%)

James Van Allen Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 413
(83%)
4,541
(63%)
 Hispanic 27
(5%)
835
(12%)
 Black 24
(5%)
1,087
(15%)
 Asian 19
(4%)
452
(6%)
 Two or More 15
(3%)
258
(4%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
38
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
4
(0%)

James Van Allen Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 405
(81%)
4,933
(68%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 84
(17%)
2,036
(28%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 10
(2%)
246
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 715 ranked schools in Iowa, James Van Allen Elementary School is ranked 423rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of James Van Allen Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (18.8%) is significantly 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.

James Van Allen Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 401
2006 500
2007 571
2008 643
2009 683
2010 445
2011 471
2012 499

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.4
2006 18
2007 17.9
2008 19.2
2009 19.9
2010 17.1
2011 19.2
2012 17.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.19700748129676
2006 0.206
2007 0.19439579684764
2008 0.20528771384137
2009 0.22108345534407
2010 0.22022471910112
2011 0.17834394904459
2012 0.18837675350701

Compare James Van Allen Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,403.5% 14.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,710.0% 17.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 18.8%
 
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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