Edison Elementary School



Edison Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Edison Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 34
K 101
1 96
2 88
3 81
4 75
5 75
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Edison Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Waterloo, IA in the Waterloo Community School District. It enrolls 550 students in grades 1st through 12th. Edison Elementary School is the 65th largest public school in Iowa and the 17,078th largest nationally. It has 14.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 550
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 38
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 17,078th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 65th out of 723
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 367th out of 723
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 58th out of 723

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Edison Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 276
(50%)
4,100
(51%)
 Female 274
(50%)
3,893
(49%)

Edison Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 287
(52%)
4,214
(53%)
 Black 167
(30%)
2,148
(27%)
 Hispanic 50
(9%)
878
(11%)
 Two or More 34
(6%)
551
(7%)
 Asian 5
(1%)
104
(1%)
 American Indian 5
(1%)
30
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
68
(1%)

Edison Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 372
(68%)
4,999
(63%)
 Not Eligible 127
(23%)
2,297
(29%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 51
(9%)
697
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 715 ranked schools in Iowa, Edison Elementary School is ranked 17th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Edison Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (76.9%) 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.

Edison Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 329
2006 357
2007 345
2008 420
2009 385
2010 506
2011 508
2012 550

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 10.6
2006 13.9
2007 11.9
2008 11.3
2009 11.7
2010 13.5
2011 13.2
2012 14.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.51063829787234
2006 0.64425770308123
2007 0.65797101449275
2008 0.7047619047619
2009 0.75064935064935
2010 0.77272727272727
2011 0.77755905511811
2012 0.76909090909091

Compare Edison Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,403.5% 14.0:1
 
1,450.0% 14.5:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 43.8%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 76.9%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Edison Elementary School
Waterloo, IA
Public PK - 05 550 14.5:1  
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Public 06 - 08 499 11.1:1 1 miles
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Public 06 - 08 768 14.6:1 3 miles
Sacred Heart School
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Private PK - 08 184 12:1 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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