Sheldon Middle School



Sheldon Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sheldon Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 50
6 75
7 78
8 72
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Sheldon Middle School is a public elementary school located in Sheldon, IA in the Sheldon Community School District. It enrolls 275 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 14.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 275
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 18.97

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Sheldon Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 151
(55%)
372
(56%)
 Female 124
(45%)
291
(44%)

Sheldon Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 239
(87%)
542
(82%)
 Hispanic 25
(9%)
87
(13%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
10
(2%)
 Black 4
(1%)
13
(2%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
11
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Sheldon Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 173
(63%)
381
(57%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 72
(26%)
215
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 30
(11%)
67
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Sheldon Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (37.1%) 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.

Sheldon Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 305
2006 290
2007 290
2008 279
2009 285
2010 287
2011 289
2012 275

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.1
2006 14.7
2007 14.9
2008 14.3
2009 14.6
2010 16.9
2011 16.8
2012 14.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.28524590163934
2006 0.27241379310345
2007 0.28965517241379
2008 0.25089605734767
2009 0.28771929824561
2010 0.3205574912892
2011 0.3840830449827
2012 0.37090909090909

Compare Sheldon Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,403.5% 14.0:1
 
1,450.0% 14.5:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 37.1%
 
State Average 43.8%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Public 05 - 08 275 14.5:1  
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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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