Karen Acres Elementary School



Karen Acres Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Karen Acres Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 40
2 32
3 36
4 37
5 41
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Karen Acres Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Urbandale, IA in the Urbandale Community School District. It enrolls 186 students in grades 1st through 12th. Karen Acres Elementary School is the 573rd largest public school in Iowa and the 48,798th largest nationally. It has 10.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 186
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 10.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 17.72
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 48,798th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 573rd out of 723
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 37th out of 723
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 479th out of 723

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Karen Acres Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 98
(53%)
1,389
(49%)
 Male 88
(47%)
1,440
(51%)

Karen Acres Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 135
(73%)
2,194
(78%)
 Hispanic 21
(11%)
234
(8%)
 Black 16
(9%)
172
(6%)
 Two or More 11
(6%)
118
(4%)
 Asian 3
(2%)
106
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

Karen Acres Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 109
(59%)
2,068
(73%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 61
(33%)
613
(22%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 16
(9%)
148
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 715 ranked schools in Iowa, Karen Acres Elementary School is ranked 502nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Karen Acres Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (41.4%) 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.

Karen Acres Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 273
2006 209
2007 232
2008 221
2009 216
2010 217
2011 198
2012 186

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.2
2006 13.2
2007 12.5
2008 12.1
2009 11.2
2010 12.1
2011 11.3
2012 10.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.20512820512821
2006 0.2822966507177
2007 0.34051724137931
2008 0.38009049773756
2009 0.36111111111111
2010 0.4147465437788
2011 0.38888888888889
2012 0.41397849462366

Compare Karen Acres Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,050.0% 10.5:1
 
1,403.5% 14.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 41.4%
 
State Average 43.8%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Public 01 - 05 186 10.5:1  
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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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