Preston Elementary School



Preston Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Preston Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 25
1 25
2 29
3 30
4 30
5 34
6 40
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Preston Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Preston, IA in the Preston Community School District. It enrolls 213 students in grades 1st through 12th. Preston Elementary School is the 541st largest public school in Iowa and the 47,428th largest nationally. It has 12.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 213
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 16.9
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 47,428th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 541st out of 723
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 150th out of 723
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 504th out of 723

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Preston Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 112
(53%)
112
(53%)
 Female 101
(47%)
101
(47%)

Preston Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 203
(95%)
203
(95%)
 Hispanic 6
(3%)
6
(3%)
 Asian 2
(1%)
2
(1%)
 Black 2
(1%)
2
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Preston Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 155
(73%)
155
(73%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 40
(19%)
40
(19%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 18
(8%)
18
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

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

The percentage of Preston Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (27.2%) 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.

Preston Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 179
2006 179
2007 189
2008 197
2009 184
2010 179
2011 211
2012 213

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.1
2006 11.6
2007 12
2008 12.5
2009 13
2010 15.6
2011 14.2
2012 12.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.25139664804469
2006 0.20670391061453
2007 0.20634920634921
2008 0.19796954314721
2009 0.19565217391304
2010 0.18435754189944
2011 0.25592417061611
2012 0.27230046948357

Compare Preston Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,260.0% 12.6:1
 
1,403.5% 14.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 27.2%
 
State Average 43.8%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Public KG - 06 213 12.6:1  
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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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