Lark Elementary School



Lark Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Lark Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 32
K 46
1 65
2 61
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Lark Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Onawa, IA in the West Monona Community School District. It enrolls 204 students in grades 1st through 12th. Lark Elementary School is the 551st largest public school in Iowa and the 47,895th largest nationally. It has 11.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 204
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 18.2
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 47,895th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 551st out of 723
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 58th out of 723
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 466th out of 723

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Lark Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 104
(51%)
255
(52%)
 Female 100
(49%)
239
(48%)

Lark Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 193
(95%)
457
(93%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
9
(2%)
 Black 2
(1%)
12
(2%)
 Hispanic 2
(1%)
5
(1%)
 Two or More 2
(1%)
4
(1%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
5
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
2
(0%)

Lark Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 97
(48%)
228
(46%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 87
(43%)
216
(44%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 20
(10%)
50
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 715 ranked schools in Iowa, Lark Elementary School is ranked 372nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Lark Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (52.5%) is slightly 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.

Lark Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 211
2006 153
2007 134
2008 150
2009 171
2010 195
2011 211
2012 204

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.2
2006 11.3
2007 11.2
2008 12.5
2009 12.2
2010 12.8
2011 13
2012 11.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.44549763033175
2006 0.51633986928105
2007 0.48507462686567
2008 0.58666666666667
2009 0.53801169590643
2010 0.51282051282051
2011 0.52132701421801
2012 0.52450980392157

Compare Lark Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,120.0% 11.2:1
 
1,403.5% 14.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 43.8%
 
This School 52.5%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Lark Elementary School
Onawa, IA
Public PK - 02 204 11.2:1  
Central Elementary School
Onawa, IA
Public 03 - 05 157 12.1:1 1 miles
West Monona Middle School
Onawa, IA
Public 06 - 08 133 10:1 2 miles
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Public PK - 05 106 10.3:1 8 miles
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Mapleton Elementary School
Mapleton, IA
Public PK - 05 196 14.8:1 18 miles
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Public PK - 06 243 12.3:1 19 miles
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Public PK - 06 189 12.6:1 23 miles
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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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