Valerius Elementary School



Valerius Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Valerius Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 40
2 49
3 48
4 54
5 55
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Valerius Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Urbandale, IA in the Urbandale Community School District. It enrolls 246 students in grades 1st through 12th. Valerius Elementary School is the 488th largest public school in Iowa and the 45,397th largest nationally. It has 15.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 246
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 16.28
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 45,397th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 488th out of 723
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 450th out of 723
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 521st out of 723

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Valerius Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 140
(57%)
1,440
(51%)
 Female 106
(43%)
1,389
(49%)

Valerius Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 199
(81%)
2,194
(78%)
 Two or More 14
(6%)
118
(4%)
 Black 13
(5%)
172
(6%)
 Asian 11
(4%)
106
(4%)
 Hispanic 9
(4%)
234
(8%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Valerius Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 190
(77%)
2,068
(73%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 46
(19%)
613
(22%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 10
(4%)
148
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 715 ranked schools in Iowa, Valerius Elementary School is ranked 596th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Valerius Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (22.8%) is significantly 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.

Valerius Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 278
2006 302
2007 259
2008 268
2009 260
2010 253
2011 255
2012 246

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.6
2006 14.4
2007 14.6
2008 15.9
2009 17.4
2010 15.8
2011 16.5
2012 15.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.11510791366906
2006 0.12582781456954
2007 0.13513513513514
2008 0.11940298507463
2009 0.14615384615385
2010 0.15810276679842
2011 0.17254901960784
2012 0.22764227642276

Compare Valerius Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,403.5% 14.0:1
 
1,510.0% 15.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 22.8%
 
State Average 43.8%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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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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