Van Meter Jr-Sr High School



Van Meter Jr-Sr High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Van Meter Jr-Sr High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 52
7 60
8 44
9 56
10 57
11 52
12 46

Van Meter Jr-Sr High School is a public elementary school located in Van Meter, IA in the Van Meter Community School District. It enrolls 367 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 15.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 367
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 23.04

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Van Meter Jr-Sr High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 200
(54%)
353
(55%)
 Female 167
(46%)
292
(45%)

Van Meter Jr-Sr High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 352
(96%)
621
(96%)
 Hispanic 7
(2%)
12
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(1%)
3
(0%)
 Black 2
(1%)
3
(0%)
 Two or More 2
(1%)
2
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

Van Meter Jr-Sr High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 313
(85%)
547
(85%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 44
(12%)
84
(13%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 10
(3%)
14
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Van Meter Jr-Sr High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (14.7%) 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.

Van Meter Jr-Sr High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 250
2006 257
2007 281
2008 297
2009 308
2010 316
2011 359
2012 367

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12
2006 11.5
2007 12.3
2008 12.3
2009 14.7
2010 15.8
2011 16.5
2012 15.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.092
2006 0.081712062256809
2007 0.12099644128114
2008 0.1043771043771
2009 0.11363636363636
2010 0.12658227848101
2011 0.15041782729805
2012 0.14713896457766

Compare Van Meter Jr-Sr High School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,403.5% 14.0:1
 
1,590.0% 15.9:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 14.7%
 
State Average 43.8%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Public 06 - 12 367 15.9:1  
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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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