James Elementary School



James Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

James Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 37
1 40
2 33
3 39
4 28
5 35
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

James Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Ottumwa, IA in the Ottumwa Community School District. It enrolls 212 students in grades 1st through 12th. James Elementary School is the 542nd largest public school in Iowa and the 47,478th largest nationally. It has 12.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 212
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 17.26
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 47,478th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 542nd out of 723
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 126th out of 723
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 488th out of 723

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James Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 116
(55%)
1,687
(51%)
 Female 96
(45%)
1,596
(49%)

James Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 116
(55%)
2,279
(69%)
 Hispanic 66
(31%)
734
(22%)
 Black 30
(14%)
137
(4%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
64
(2%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
27
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
17
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
25
(1%)

James Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 159
(75%)
1,809
(55%)
 Not Eligible 43
(20%)
1,233
(38%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 10
(5%)
241
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 715 ranked schools in Iowa, James Elementary School is ranked 207th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of James Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (79.7%) 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.

James Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 245
2006 256
2007 234
2008 233
2009 219
2010 228
2011 225
2012 212

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.5
2006 12.8
2007 12.9
2008 12.5
2009 12.2
2010 13.4
2011 12.3
2012 12.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.87755102040816
2006 0.86328125
2007 0.86324786324786
2008 0.90128755364807
2009 0.46575342465753
2010 0.7280701754386
2011 0.75555555555556
2012 0.79716981132075

Compare James Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,230.0% 12.3:1
 
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 79.7%
 

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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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