Phenix Elementary Early Childhood Center



Phenix Elementary Early Childhood Center Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Phenix Elementary Early Childhood Center Students by Grade
PK 40
K 46
1 40
2 30
3 26
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Phenix Elementary Early Childhood Center is a public elementary school located in West Des Moines, IA in the West Des Moines Community School District. It enrolls 182 students in grades 1st through 12th. Phenix Elementary Early Childhood Center is the 580th largest public school in Iowa and the 49,012th largest nationally. It has 15.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 182
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 11.93
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 49,012th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 580th out of 723
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 476th out of 723
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 605th out of 723

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Phenix Elementary Early Childhood Center Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 97
(53%)
2,389
(49%)
 Male 85
(47%)
2,505
(51%)

Phenix Elementary Early Childhood Center Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 117
(64%)
3,409
(70%)
 Black 27
(15%)
325
(7%)
 Hispanic 22
(12%)
644
(13%)
 Two or More 10
(5%)
200
(4%)
 Asian 5
(3%)
299
(6%)
 American Indian 1
(1%)
11
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
6
(0%)

Phenix Elementary Early Childhood Center Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 87
(48%)
1,367
(28%)
 Not Eligible 75
(41%)
3,225
(66%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 20
(11%)
302
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 715 ranked schools in Iowa, Phenix Elementary Early Childhood Center is ranked 372nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Phenix Elementary Early Childhood Center students on free and reduced lunch assistance (58.8%) 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.

Phenix Elementary Early Childhood Center Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 164
2006 160
2007 158
2008 139
2009 134
2010 168
2011 183
2012 182

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 10.9
2006 12
2007 11.9
2008 10.5
2009 9.9
2010 11.5
2011 13.4
2012 15.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.42682926829268
2006 0.41875
2007 0.5126582278481
2008 0.50359712230216
2009 0.61194029850746
2010 0.54761904761905
2011 0.51366120218579
2012 0.58791208791209

Compare Phenix Elementary Early Childhood Center 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 58.8%
 

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Phenix Elementary Early Childhood Center
West Des Moines, IA
Public PK - 03 182 15.3:1  
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Public KG - 06 573 13.5:1 1 miles
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Public PK - 05 352 15.6:1 2 miles
The Academy
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Private PK - 07 164 6:1 2 miles
Windsor Elementary
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Public PK - 05 425 14.4:1 2 miles
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Public KG - 06 546 16.7:1 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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