Four Mile Elementary School



Four Mile Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Four Mile Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 88
1 72
2 100
3 66
4 93
5 84
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Four Mile Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Pleasant Hill, IA in the Southeast Polk Community School District. It enrolls 503 students in grades 1st through 12th. Four Mile Elementary School is the 107th largest public school in Iowa and the 21,235th largest nationally. It has 16.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 503
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 30.38
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 21,235th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 107th out of 723
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 605th out of 723
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 160th out of 723

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Four Mile Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 261
(52%)
1,877
(49%)
 Male 242
(48%)
1,963
(51%)

Four Mile Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 418
(83%)
3,296
(86%)
 Hispanic 45
(9%)
223
(6%)
 Two or More 25
(5%)
157
(4%)
 Asian 8
(2%)
73
(2%)
 Black 7
(1%)
75
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
14
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Four Mile Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 372
(74%)
2,729
(71%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 104
(21%)
917
(24%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 27
(5%)
194
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 715 ranked schools in Iowa, Four Mile Elementary School is ranked 301st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Four Mile Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (26.0%) is 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.

Four Mile Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 559
2006 577
2007 582
2008 628
2009 596
2010 491
2011 487
2012 503

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.2
2006 16.2
2007 15.4
2008 14.5
2009 15.2
2010 16.9
2011 15.5
2012 16.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.14311270125224
2006 0.17331022530329
2007 0.15807560137457
2008 0.18949044585987
2009 0.20805369127517
2010 0.22403258655804
2011 0.2299794661191
2012 0.26043737574553

Compare Four Mile Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,403.5% 14.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,660.0% 16.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 26.0%
 
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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