Walnut Hills Elementary



Walnut Hills Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Walnut Hills Elementary Students by Grade
PK 13
K 130
1 99
2 99
3 98
4 93
5 82
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Walnut Hills Elementary is a public elementary school located in Urbandale, IA in the Waukee Community School District. It enrolls 614 students in grades 1st through 12th. Walnut Hills Elementary is the 38th largest public school in Iowa and the 12,349th largest nationally. It has 16.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 614
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 36.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 12,349th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 38th out of 723
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 620th out of 723
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 72nd out of 723

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Walnut Hills Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 318
(52%)
2,896
(50%)
 Female 296
(48%)
2,873
(50%)

Walnut Hills Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 532
(87%)
4,859
(84%)
 Asian 30
(5%)
345
(6%)
 Hispanic 21
(3%)
205
(4%)
 Two or More 19
(3%)
161
(3%)
 Black 9
(1%)
182
(3%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
14
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
3
(0%)

Walnut Hills Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 582
(95%)
4,960
(86%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 26
(4%)
710
(12%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 6
(1%)
99
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 715 ranked schools in Iowa, Walnut Hills Elementary is ranked 679th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Walnut Hills Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (5.2%) 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.

Walnut Hills Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 706
2006 829
2007 717
2008 766
2009 798
2010 526
2011 546
2012 614

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.2
2006 20.9
2007 16.8
2008 16.5
2009 16.5
2010 15.7
2011 15.5
2012 16.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.10056657223796
2006 0.086851628468034
2007 0.04323570432357
2008 0.036553524804178
2009 0.038847117794486
2010 0.060836501901141
2011 0.049450549450549
2012 0.052117263843648

Compare Walnut Hills Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,403.5% 14.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,680.0% 16.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 5.2%
 
State Average 43.8%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Walnut Hills Elementary
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Public PK - 05 614 16.8:1  
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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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