Lowell Elementary School



Lowell Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Lowell Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 71
1 76
2 55
3 65
4 67
5 53
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Lowell Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Waterloo, IA in the Waterloo Community School District. It enrolls 387 students in grades 1st through 12th. Lowell Elementary School is the 234th largest public school in Iowa and the 32,915th largest nationally. It has 12.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 387
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12:1
Full Time Teachers: 32.33
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 32,915th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 234th out of 723
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 106th out of 723
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 125th out of 723

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Lowell Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 206
(53%)
4,100
(51%)
 Female 181
(47%)
3,893
(49%)

Lowell Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 156
(40%)
4,214
(53%)
 Black 118
(30%)
2,148
(27%)
 Hispanic 76
(20%)
878
(11%)
 Two or More 29
(7%)
551
(7%)
 Pacific Islander 8
(2%)
68
(1%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
104
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
30
(0%)

Lowell Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 305
(79%)
4,999
(63%)
 Not Eligible 60
(16%)
2,297
(29%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 22
(6%)
697
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 715 ranked schools in Iowa, Lowell Elementary School is ranked 50th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Lowell Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (84.5%) 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.

Lowell Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 322
2006 289
2007 248
2008 330
2009 360
2010 377
2011 386
2012 387

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.4
2006 12.7
2007 11
2008 12.9
2009 11.4
2010 13.5
2011 12
2012 12

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.49689440993789
2006 0.65397923875433
2007 0.63709677419355
2008 0.71515151515152
2009 0.73611111111111
2010 0.88063660477454
2011 0.85751295336788
2012 0.84496124031008

Compare Lowell Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,200.0% 12.0:1
 
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 84.5%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Lowell Elementary School
Waterloo, IA
Public KG - 05 387 12:1  
Sacred Heart School
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Private PK - 08 184 12:1 1 miles
Irving Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 408 10.6:1 1 miles
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Public KG - 05 448 15.9:1 2 miles
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Private PK - 08 413 14:1 2 miles
Highland Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 509 11.7:1 2 miles
Immanuel Lutheran School
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Private PK - 05 129 12:1 2 miles
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Public PK - 05 414 11.1:1 2 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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