Salem Elementary School



Salem Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Salem Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 17
1 17
2 22
3 20
4 25
5 19
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Salem Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Salem, IA in the Mount Pleasant Community School District. It enrolls 120 students in grades 1st through 12th. Salem Elementary School is the 649th largest public school in Iowa and the 51,959th largest nationally. It has 13.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 120
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 9
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 51,959th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 649th out of 723
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 222nd out of 723
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 655th out of 723

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Salem Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 63
(53%)
698
(52%)
 Female 57
(48%)
655
(48%)

Salem Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 117
(98%)
1,090
(81%)
 Black 1
(1%)
48
(4%)
 Asian 1
(1%)
61
(5%)
 Hispanic 1
(1%)
112
(8%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
41
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Salem Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 65
(54%)
694
(51%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 40
(33%)
563
(42%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 15
(13%)
96
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 715 ranked schools in Iowa, Salem Elementary School is ranked 598th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Salem Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (45.8%) is slightly 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.

Salem Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 109
2006 109
2007 105
2008 106
2009 104
2010 127
2011 120
2012 120

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.5
2006 14.3
2007 14.4
2008 13.9
2009 12.8
2010 15.3
2011 13.3
2012 13.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.29357798165138
2006 0.3302752293578
2007 0.31428571428571
2008 0.39622641509434
2009 0.375
2010 0.40944881889764
2011 0.35833333333333
2012 0.45833333333333

Compare Salem Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,330.0% 13.3:1
 
1,403.5% 14.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 43.8%
 
This School 45.8%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Salem Elementary School
Salem, IA
Public KG - 05 120 13.3:1  
Mt Pleasant Christian School
Mount Pleasant, IA
Private PK - 12 105 9:1 9 miles
Van Allen Elementary School
Mount Pleasant, IA
Public PK - 05 241 11:1 9 miles
Mount Pleasant Middle School
Mount Pleasant, IA
Public 06 - 08 486 12.8:1 9 miles
Lincoln Elementary School
Mount Pleasant, IA
Public KG - 05 263 15.5:1 9 miles
Harlan Elementary School
Mount Pleasant, IA
Public KG - 05 243 13.9:1 10 miles
Holy Trinity Elementary School
West Point, IA
Private KG - 06 150 12:1 13 miles
Clark Elementary School
New London, IA
Public PK - 05 246 11.9:1 13 miles
New London Jr-Sr High School
New London, IA
Public 06 - 12 282 12.4:1 13 miles
Harmony Elementary School
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Public PK - 06 186 14.4:1 15 miles
Danville Elementary School
Danville, IA
Public PK - 06 383 16.3:1 16 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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