South Tama County Elementary School



South Tama County Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

South Tama County Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 102
K 109
1 108
2 96
3 108
4 110
5 94
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

South Tama County Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Tama, IA in the South Tama County Community School District. It enrolls 727 students in grades 1st through 12th. South Tama County Elementary School is the 12th largest public school in Iowa and the 6,492nd largest nationally. It has 14.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 727
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 49
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 6,492nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 12th out of 723
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 400th out of 723
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 12th out of 723

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South Tama County Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 375
(52%)
529
(51%)
 Female 352
(48%)
509
(49%)

South Tama County Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 424
(58%)
588
(57%)
 Hispanic 217
(30%)
310
(30%)
 American Indian 66
(9%)
111
(11%)
 Two or More 12
(2%)
13
(1%)
 Black 5
(1%)
8
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
4
(0%)

South Tama County Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 343
(47%)
515
(50%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 332
(46%)
439
(42%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 52
(7%)
84
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 715 ranked schools in Iowa, South Tama County Elementary School is ranked 30th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of South Tama County Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (52.8%) 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.

South Tama County Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2006 738
2007 760
2008 761
2009 740
2010 770
2011 720
2012 727

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2006 14.8
2007 15.1
2008 14.4
2009 14.5
2010 15.2
2011 14.1
2012 14.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2006 0.47967479674797
2007 0.52236842105263
2008 0.46517739816032
2009 0.51081081081081
2010 0.45974025974026
2011 0.5375
2012 0.52819807427785

Compare South Tama County Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,403.5% 14.0:1
 
1,480.0% 14.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 43.8%
 
This School 52.8%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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South Tama County Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 727 14.8:1  
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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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