Pocahontas Area Elementary School



Pocahontas Area Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Pocahontas Area Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 42
1 29
2 34
3 31
4 33
5 30
6 45
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Pocahontas Area Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Pocahontas, IA in the Pocahontas Area Community School District. It enrolls 244 students in grades 1st through 12th. Pocahontas Area Elementary School is the 491st largest public school in Iowa and the 45,529th largest nationally. It has 11.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 244
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 21.71
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 45,529th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 491st out of 723
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 58th out of 723
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 373rd out of 723

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Pocahontas Area Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 133
(55%)
189
(54%)
 Female 111
(45%)
162
(46%)

Pocahontas Area Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 222
(91%)
317
(90%)
 Hispanic 10
(4%)
19
(5%)
 Two or More 10
(4%)
10
(3%)
 Black 2
(1%)
4
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Pocahontas Area Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 110
(45%)
145
(41%)
 Not Eligible 107
(44%)
171
(49%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 27
(11%)
35
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 715 ranked schools in Iowa, Pocahontas Area Elementary School is ranked 288th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Pocahontas Area Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (56.1%) is 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.

Pocahontas Area Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 181
2006 200
2007 238
2008 230
2009 246
2010 251
2011 236
2012 244

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 9
2006 9.6
2007 11.7
2008 11.3
2009 10.7
2010 12.1
2011 10.8
2012 11.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.44198895027624
2006 0.43
2007 0.42436974789916
2008 0.44347826086957
2009 0.51219512195122
2010 0.52589641434263
2011 0.54237288135593
2012 0.56147540983607

Compare Pocahontas Area 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%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 56.1%
 

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Pocahontas Area Elementary School
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Public PK - 06 244 11.2:1  
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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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