West Liberty Elementary School



West Liberty Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

West Liberty Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 92
2 76
3 96
4 80
5 87
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

West Liberty Elementary School is a public elementary school located in West Liberty, IA in the West Liberty Community School District. It enrolls 431 students in grades 1st through 12th. West Liberty Elementary School is the 182nd largest public school in Iowa and the 28,402nd largest nationally. It has 11.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 431
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 38.73
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 28,402nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 182nd out of 723
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 54th out of 723
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 55th out of 723

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West Liberty Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 223
(52%)
450
(49%)
 Female 208
(48%)
473
(51%)

West Liberty Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 212
(49%)
484
(52%)
 White 194
(45%)
403
(44%)
 Two or More 14
(3%)
18
(2%)
 American Indian 7
(2%)
7
(1%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
10
(1%)
 Black 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

West Liberty Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 229
(53%)
484
(52%)
 Not Eligible 160
(37%)
351
(38%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 42
(10%)
88
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 715 ranked schools in Iowa, West Liberty Elementary School is ranked 91st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of West Liberty Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (62.9%) 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.

West Liberty Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2009 461
2010 486
2011 454
2012 431

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2009 10.7
2010 12.5
2011 12.3
2012 11.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2009 0.529284164859
2010 0.54320987654321
2011 0.61894273127753
2012 0.62877030162413

Compare West Liberty Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,110.0% 11.1:1
 
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 62.9%
 

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Public 01 - 05 431 11.1:1  
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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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