North Tama Elementary



North Tama Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

North Tama Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 34
1 36
2 35
3 34
4 37
5 46
6 38
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

North Tama Elementary is a public elementary school located in Traer, IA in the North Tama County Community School District. It enrolls 260 students in grades 1st through 12th. North Tama Elementary is the 470th largest public school in Iowa and the 44,425th largest nationally. It has 12.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 260
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 20.48
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 44,425th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 470th out of 723
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 159th out of 723
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 413th out of 723

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North Tama Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 147
(57%)
147
(57%)
 Female 113
(43%)
113
(43%)

North Tama Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 245
(94%)
245
(94%)
 Two or More 8
(3%)
8
(3%)
 Hispanic 6
(2%)
6
(2%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Black 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

North Tama Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 167
(64%)
167
(64%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 71
(27%)
71
(27%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 22
(8%)
22
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 715 ranked schools in Iowa, North Tama Elementary is ranked 427th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of North Tama Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (35.8%) 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.

North Tama Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 281
2006 272
2007 275
2008 273
2009 269
2010 262
2011 263
2012 260

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.7
2006 14.2
2007 14.5
2008 12.9
2009 15.1
2010 15
2011 15.1
2012 12.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.19572953736655
2006 0.20220588235294
2007 0.29818181818182
2008 0.28571428571429
2009 0.31226765799257
2010 0.29770992366412
2011 0.32319391634981
2012 0.35769230769231

Compare North Tama Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,270.0% 12.7:1
 
1,403.5% 14.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 35.8%
 
State Average 43.8%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
North Tama Elementary
Traer, IA
Public KG - 06 260 12.7:1  
Union Middle School
Dysart, IA
Public 06 - 08 306 15.5:1 8 miles
Dysart-Geneseo Elementary School
Dysart, IA
Public PK - 05 183 10.9:1 9 miles
Reinbeck Elementary School
Reinbeck, IA
Public PK - 04 152 11.6:1 12 miles
Gladbrook Elementary School
Gladbrook, IA
Public KG - 02 56 11.4:1 13 miles
Gladbrook-Reinbeck Middle School
Gladbrook, IA
Public 05 - 08 162 17.4:1 13 miles
Hudson Elementary School
Hudson, IA
Public KG - 04 293 14.8:1 15 miles
Hudson Middle School
Hudson, IA
Public 05 - 08 194 22.1:1 15 miles
South Tama County Middle School
Toledo, IA
Public 06 - 08 311 12.9:1 15 miles
South Tama County Elementary School
Tama, IA
Public PK - 05 727 14.8:1 16 miles
Waterloo Christian School
Waterloo, IA
Private KG - 12 142 10:1 20 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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