Penn Elementary School



Penn Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Penn Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 65
1 82
2 79
3 79
4 66
5 81
6 53
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Penn Elementary School is a public elementary school located in North Liberty, IA in the Iowa City Community School District. It enrolls 505 students in grades 1st through 12th. Penn Elementary School is the 104th largest public school in Iowa and the 21,064th largest nationally. It has 16.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 505
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 31.34
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 21,064th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 104th out of 723
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 566th out of 723
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 142nd out of 723

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Penn Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 265
(52%)
3,637
(50%)
 Female 240
(48%)
3,578
(50%)

Penn Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 403
(80%)
4,541
(63%)
 Black 66
(13%)
1,087
(15%)
 Hispanic 18
(4%)
835
(12%)
 Two or More 12
(2%)
258
(4%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
38
(1%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
452
(6%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
4
(0%)

Penn Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 404
(80%)
4,933
(68%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 89
(18%)
2,036
(28%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 12
(2%)
246
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 715 ranked schools in Iowa, Penn Elementary School is ranked 399th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Penn Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (20.0%) 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.

Penn Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 347
2006 390
2007 414
2008 456
2009 510
2010 447
2011 488
2012 505

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.6
2006 15
2007 14.7
2008 15.9
2009 17.5
2010 15.3
2011 16.5
2012 16.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.20172910662824
2006 0.25384615384615
2007 0.256038647343
2008 0.24561403508772
2009 0.27843137254902
2010 0.22371364653244
2011 0.22745901639344
2012 0.2

Compare Penn Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,403.5% 14.0:1
 
1,610.0% 16.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 20.0%
 
State Average 43.8%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Penn Elementary School
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Public KG - 06 505 16.1:1  
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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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