Lou Henry Elementary School



Lou Henry Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Lou Henry Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 102
1 93
2 110
3 86
4 88
5 81
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Lou Henry Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Waterloo, IA in the Waterloo Community School District. It enrolls 560 students in grades 1st through 12th. Lou Henry Elementary School is the 58th largest public school in Iowa and the 16,263rd largest nationally. It has 15.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 560
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 36.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 16,263rd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 58th out of 723
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 476th out of 723
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 72nd out of 723

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Lou Henry Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 293
(52%)
4,100
(51%)
 Female 267
(48%)
3,893
(49%)

Lou Henry Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 340
(61%)
4,214
(53%)
 Black 127
(23%)
2,148
(27%)
 Hispanic 36
(6%)
878
(11%)
 Two or More 32
(6%)
551
(7%)
 Asian 22
(4%)
104
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(1%)
68
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
30
(0%)

Lou Henry Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 276
(49%)
4,999
(63%)
 Not Eligible 238
(43%)
2,297
(29%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 46
(8%)
697
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 715 ranked schools in Iowa, Lou Henry Elementary School is ranked 55th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Lou Henry Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (57.5%) is 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.

Lou Henry Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 413
2006 491
2007 484
2008 504
2009 539
2010 527
2011 551
2012 560

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.5
2006 15.9
2007 13.8
2008 13.3
2009 14.3
2010 14.6
2011 15.5
2012 15.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.23244552058111
2006 0.40733197556008
2007 0.39669421487603
2008 0.41666666666667
2009 0.52690166975881
2010 0.52751423149905
2011 0.56079854809437
2012 0.575

Compare Lou Henry Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,403.5% 14.0:1
 
1,530.0% 15.3:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 43.8%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 57.5%
 

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Public KG - 05 560 15.3:1  
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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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