Homer Iddings Elementary School



Homer Iddings Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Homer Iddings Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 114
1 134
2 109
3 145
4 106
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Homer Iddings Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Merrillville, IN in the Merrillville Community School District. It enrolls 608 students in grades 1st through 12th. Homer Iddings Elementary School is the 193rd largest public school in Indiana and the 12,744th largest nationally. It has 15.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 608
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 39.4
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 12,744th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Indiana: 193rd out of 1,134
Student/Teacher Rank in Indiana: 238th out of 1,125
Full Time Teacher Rank in Indiana: 62nd out of 1,125

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Homer Iddings Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 313
(51%)
2,322
(51%)
 Female 295
(49%)
2,201
(49%)

Homer Iddings Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 309
(51%)
2,513
(56%)
 Hispanic 139
(23%)
899
(20%)
 White 114
(19%)
770
(17%)
 Two or More 32
(5%)
284
(6%)
 Asian 14
(2%)
48
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
9
(0%)

Homer Iddings Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 308
(51%)
2,342
(52%)
 Not Eligible 239
(39%)
1,731
(38%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 61
(10%)
450
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,131 ranked schools in Indiana, Homer Iddings Elementary School is ranked 198th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Homer Iddings Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (60.7%) is slightly higher than the state average of 52.4%. 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.

Homer Iddings Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 769
2006 701
2007 716
2008 652
2009 625
2010 646
2011 598
2012 608

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20
2006 N/A
2007 17.9
2008 16.8
2009 16.2
2010 20.6
2011 16.5
2012 15.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.37191157347204
2006 0.42368045649073
2007 0.5195530726257
2008 0.54907975460123
2009 0.5648
2010 0.60216718266254
2011 0.58862876254181
2012 0.60690789473684

Compare Homer Iddings Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,540.0% 15.4:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,669.7% 16.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 60.7%
 

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Public KG - 04 608 15.4:1  
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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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