Jordan Creek Elementary School



Jordan Creek Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Jordan Creek Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 37
K 81
1 97
2 97
3 91
4 108
5 109
6 100
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Jordan Creek Elementary School is a public elementary school located in West Des Moines, IA in the West Des Moines Community School District. It enrolls 720 students in grades 1st through 12th. Jordan Creek Elementary School is the 15th largest public school in Iowa and the 6,784th largest nationally. It has 15.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 720
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 47.07
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 6,784th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 15th out of 723
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 476th out of 723
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 14th out of 723

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Jordan Creek Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 374
(52%)
2,505
(51%)
 Female 346
(48%)
2,389
(49%)

Jordan Creek Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 593
(82%)
3,409
(70%)
 Asian 63
(9%)
299
(6%)
 Two or More 25
(3%)
200
(4%)
 Hispanic 20
(3%)
644
(13%)
 Black 18
(3%)
325
(7%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
11
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
6
(0%)

Jordan Creek Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 641
(89%)
3,225
(66%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 55
(8%)
1,367
(28%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 24
(3%)
302
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 715 ranked schools in Iowa, Jordan Creek Elementary School is ranked 492nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Jordan Creek Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (11.0%) 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.

Jordan Creek Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 767
2006 760
2007 728
2008 728
2009 719
2010 737
2011 716
2012 720

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.7
2006 15.8
2007 14.7
2008 14.4
2009 14.3
2010 16.1
2011 15.4
2012 15.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.046936114732725
2006 0.042105263157895
2007 0.031593406593407
2008 0.039835164835165
2009 0.041724617524339
2010 0.061058344640434
2011 0.08659217877095
2012 0.10972222222222

Compare Jordan Creek 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
This School 11.0%
 
State Average 43.8%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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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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