Peosta Elementary School



Peosta Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Peosta Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 37
K 59
1 43
2 49
3 43
4 43
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Peosta Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Peosta, IA in the Western Dubuque Community School District. It enrolls 274 students in grades 1st through 12th. Peosta Elementary School is the 449th largest public school in Iowa and the 43,359th largest nationally. It has 15.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 274
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 18.12
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 43,359th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 449th out of 723
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 450th out of 723
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 470th out of 723

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Peosta Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 150
(55%)
1,060
(51%)
 Female 124
(45%)
1,000
(49%)

Peosta Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 254
(93%)
1,918
(93%)
 Black 12
(4%)
37
(2%)
 Two or More 4
(1%)
30
(1%)
 Hispanic 3
(1%)
64
(3%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
11
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Peosta Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 214
(78%)
1,351
(66%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 42
(15%)
504
(24%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 18
(7%)
205
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 715 ranked schools in Iowa, Peosta Elementary School is ranked 579th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Peosta Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (21.9%) 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.

Peosta Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 241
2006 214
2007 281
2008 282
2009 311
2010 340
2011 252
2012 274

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.3
2006 12.6
2007 18
2008 14.8
2009 16.7
2010 16.6
2011 15.5
2012 15.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.2655601659751
2006 0.21495327102804
2007 0.2491103202847
2008 0.15957446808511
2009 0.21543408360129
2010 0.22058823529412
2011 0.16666666666667
2012 0.21897810218978

Compare Peosta Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,403.5% 14.0:1
 
1,510.0% 15.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 21.9%
 
State Average 43.8%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Public PK - 04 274 15.1:1  
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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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