Jensen Elementary School



Jensen Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Jensen Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 45
2 44
3 48
4 43
5 42
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Jensen Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Urbandale, IA in the Urbandale Community School District. It enrolls 222 students in grades 1st through 12th. Jensen Elementary School is the 527th largest public school in Iowa and the 46,959th largest nationally. It has 10.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 222
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 10.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 20.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 46,959th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 527th out of 723
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 44th out of 723
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 409th out of 723

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Jensen Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 119
(54%)
1,440
(51%)
 Female 103
(46%)
1,389
(49%)

Jensen Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 157
(71%)
2,194
(78%)
 Black 25
(11%)
172
(6%)
 Hispanic 20
(9%)
234
(8%)
 Two or More 10
(5%)
118
(4%)
 Asian 6
(3%)
106
(4%)
 American Indian 2
(1%)
3
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(1%)
2
(0%)

Jensen Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 123
(55%)
2,068
(73%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 87
(39%)
613
(22%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 12
(5%)
148
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 715 ranked schools in Iowa, Jensen Elementary School is ranked 401st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Jensen Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (44.6%) 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.

Jensen Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 195
2006 206
2007 213
2008 225
2009 216
2010 216
2011 223
2012 222

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.3
2006 12.6
2007 11.7
2008 12
2009 10.6
2010 13.1
2011 11.4
2012 10.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.33333333333333
2006 0.38834951456311
2007 0.34272300469484
2008 0.38222222222222
2009 0.35185185185185
2010 0.37037037037037
2011 0.40807174887892
2012 0.44594594594595

Compare Jensen Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,080.0% 10.8:1
 
1,403.5% 14.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 43.8%
 
This School 44.6%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Urbandale, IA
Public 01 - 05 222 10.8:1  
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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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