Cunningham School



Cunningham School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Cunningham School Students by Grade
PK 39
K 70
1 68
2 62
3 67
4 58
5 50
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Cunningham School is a public elementary school located in Waterloo, IA in the Waterloo Community School District. It enrolls 414 students in grades 1st through 12th. Cunningham School is the 204th largest public school in Iowa and the 30,199th largest nationally. It has 11.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 414
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 37.3
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 30,199th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 204th out of 723
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 54th out of 723
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 63rd out of 723

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Cunningham School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 217
(52%)
4,100
(51%)
 Female 197
(48%)
3,893
(49%)

Cunningham School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 314
(76%)
2,148
(27%)
 Hispanic 39
(9%)
878
(11%)
 White 32
(8%)
4,214
(53%)
 Two or More 27
(7%)
551
(7%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
30
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
104
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
68
(1%)

Cunningham School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 359
(87%)
4,999
(63%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 35
(8%)
697
(9%)
 Not Eligible 20
(5%)
2,297
(29%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 715 ranked schools in Iowa, Cunningham School is ranked 27th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Cunningham School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (95.2%) is significantly 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.

Cunningham School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 338
2006 361
2007 393
2008 459
2009 479
2010 437
2011 428
2012 414

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 9.1
2006 10.6
2007 11.4
2008 10.2
2009 11.4
2010 11.2
2011 11.2
2012 11.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.74260355029586
2006 0.86426592797784
2007 0.82697201017812
2008 0.81045751633987
2009 0.85594989561587
2010 0.94279176201373
2011 0.95327102803738
2012 0.95169082125604

Compare Cunningham School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,110.0% 11.1:1
 
1,403.5% 14.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 43.8%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 95.2%
 

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Cunningham School
Waterloo, IA
Public PK - 05 414 11.1:1  
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Public 06 - 08 435 11.1:1 2 miles
Lincoln Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 437 11.9:1 3 miles
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Public KG - 05 448 15.9:1 3 miles
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Public PK - 05 610 14:1 3 miles
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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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