North Polk West Elementary School



North Polk West Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

North Polk West Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 61
K 88
1 69
2 78
3 61
4 74
5 47
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

North Polk West Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Polk City, IA in the North Polk Community School District. It enrolls 478 students in grades 1st through 12th. North Polk West Elementary School is the 125th largest public school in Iowa and the 23,609th largest nationally. It has 17.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 478
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 27.87
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 23,609th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 125th out of 723
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 641st out of 723
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 218th out of 723

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North Polk West Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 248
(52%)
458
(53%)
 Female 230
(48%)
408
(47%)

North Polk West Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 453
(95%)
818
(94%)
 Hispanic 11
(2%)
20
(2%)
 Two or More 8
(2%)
20
(2%)
 Black 4
(1%)
6
(1%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

North Polk West Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 420
(88%)
740
(85%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 39
(8%)
91
(11%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 19
(4%)
35
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 715 ranked schools in Iowa, North Polk West Elementary School is ranked 585th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of North Polk West Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (12.1%) 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.

North Polk West Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 289
2006 319
2007 308
2008 351
2009 380
2010 400
2011 428
2012 478

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.4
2006 15.6
2007 14.3
2008 14.9
2009 14.4
2010 16.7
2011 16.3
2012 17.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.058823529411765
2006 0.081504702194357
2007 0.077922077922078
2008 0.056980056980057
2009 0.13421052631579
2010 0.1025
2011 0.11682242990654
2012 0.12133891213389

Compare North Polk West Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,403.5% 14.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,720.0% 17.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 12.1%
 
State Average 43.8%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Public PK - 05 478 17.2:1  
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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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