South O'Brien Elementary School Primghar Center



South O'Brien Elementary School Primghar Center Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

South O'Brien Elementary School Primghar Center Students by Grade
PK 23
K 50
1 42
2 44
3 42
4 40
5 42
6 33
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

South O'Brien Elementary School Primghar Center is a public elementary school located in Primghar, IA in the South O'Brien Community School District. It enrolls 316 students in grades 1st through 12th. South O'Brien Elementary School Primghar Center is the 363rd largest public school in Iowa and the 39,811th largest nationally. It has 12.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 316
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 24.76
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 39,811th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 363rd out of 723
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 166th out of 723
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 292nd out of 723

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South O'Brien Elementary School Primghar Center Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 171
(54%)
171
(54%)
 Female 145
(46%)
145
(46%)

South O'Brien Elementary School Primghar Center Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 284
(90%)
284
(90%)
 Hispanic 20
(6%)
20
(6%)
 Two or More 8
(3%)
8
(3%)
 Asian 2
(1%)
2
(1%)
 Black 2
(1%)
2
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

South O'Brien Elementary School Primghar Center Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 181
(57%)
181
(57%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 100
(32%)
100
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 35
(11%)
35
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 715 ranked schools in Iowa, South O'Brien Elementary School Primghar Center is ranked 293rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of South O'Brien Elementary School Primghar Center students on free and reduced lunch assistance (42.7%) is slightly 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.

South O'Brien Elementary School Primghar Center Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 326
2006 328
2007 328
2008 302
2009 294
2010 329
2011 323
2012 316

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.9
2006 13.3
2007 13.8
2008 12.4
2009 12
2010 14
2011 13.5
2012 12.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.25766871165644
2006 0.30487804878049
2007 0.30487804878049
2008 0.36092715231788
2009 0.37755102040816
2010 0.39209726443769
2011 0.40247678018576
2012 0.42721518987342

Compare South O'Brien Elementary School Primghar Center to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,280.0% 12.8:1
 
1,403.5% 14.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 42.7%
 
State Average 43.8%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

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South O'Brien Elementary School Primghar Center
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Public PK - 06 316 12.8:1  
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Public 05 - 08 275 14.5:1 13 miles
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Private PK - 08 85 8:1 14 miles
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Public PK - 05 204 11.5:1 15 miles
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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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