Shellsburg Elementary School



Shellsburg Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Shellsburg Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 20
K 20
1 32
2 21
3 27
4 18
5 121
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Shellsburg Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Shellsburg, IA in the Vinton-Shellsburg Community School District. It enrolls 259 students in grades 1st through 12th. Shellsburg Elementary School is the 473rd largest public school in Iowa and the 44,493rd largest nationally. It has 12.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 259
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 20.1
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 44,493rd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 473rd out of 723
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 183rd out of 723
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 424th out of 723

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Shellsburg Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 134
(52%)
559
(49%)
 Female 125
(48%)
575
(51%)

Shellsburg Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 252
(97%)
1,072
(95%)
 Two or More 5
(2%)
31
(3%)
 Hispanic 2
(1%)
18
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Black 0
(0%)
9
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Shellsburg Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 148
(57%)
705
(62%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 85
(33%)
355
(31%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 26
(10%)
74
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 715 ranked schools in Iowa, Shellsburg Elementary School is ranked 359th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Shellsburg Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (42.9%) 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.

Shellsburg Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 286
2006 251
2007 223
2008 261
2009 282
2010 282
2011 249
2012 259

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.4
2006 10.5
2007 9.4
2008 11.8
2009 13.2
2010 13.4
2011 13
2012 12.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.38111888111888
2006 0.37450199203187
2007 0.40358744394619
2008 0.36015325670498
2009 0.39716312056738
2010 0.3758865248227
2011 0.40963855421687
2012 0.42857142857143

Compare Shellsburg Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,290.0% 12.9:1
 
1,403.5% 14.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 42.9%
 
State Average 43.8%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Shellsburg Elementary School
Shellsburg, IA
Public PK - 05 259 12.9:1  
Atkins Elementary School
Atkins, IA
Public PK - 04 267 16.9:1 8 miles
Center Point-Urbana Middle School
Center Point, IA
Public 06 - 08 316 12:1 8 miles
Center Point-Urbana Primary School
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Public PK - 02 455 13.5:1 8 miles
Vinton-Shellsburg Middle School
Vinton, IA
Public 06 - 08 360 14.2:1 9 miles
Central Lutheran School
Newhall, IA
Private PK - 08 173 13:1 9 miles
Tilford Elementary School
Vinton, IA
Public PK - 04 515 15.7:1 9 miles
Center Point-Urbana Intermediate School
Urbana, IA
Public 03 - 05 362 21.9:1 10 miles
Viola Gibson Elementary School
Cedar Rapids, IA
Public PK - 05 502 15.9:1 10 miles
Taft Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 615 15:1 11 miles
Coolidge Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 491 18.2:1 11 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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