Cowan Elementary School



Cowan Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Cowan Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 61
1 52
2 60
3 66
4 60
5 52
6 85
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Cowan Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Muncie, IN in the Cowan Community School Corporation. It enrolls 436 students in grades 1st through 12th. Cowan Elementary School is the 573rd largest public school in Indiana and the 27,919th largest nationally. It has 17.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 436
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 25
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 27,919th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Indiana: 573rd out of 1,134
Student/Teacher Rank in Indiana: 511th out of 1,125
Full Time Teacher Rank in Indiana: 498th out of 1,125

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Cowan Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 232
(53%)
232
(53%)
 Male 204
(47%)
204
(47%)

Cowan Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 418
(96%)
418
(96%)
 Two or More 7
(2%)
7
(2%)
 Hispanic 5
(1%)
5
(1%)
 Black 3
(1%)
3
(1%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
3
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Cowan Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 269
(62%)
269
(62%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 144
(33%)
144
(33%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 23
(5%)
23
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,131 ranked schools in Indiana, Cowan Elementary School is ranked 726th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Cowan Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (38.3%) is lower than the state average of 52.4%. 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.

Cowan Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 341
2006 366
2007 373
2008 387
2009 382
2010 421
2011 435
2012 436

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.5
2006 N/A
2007 15.7
2008 16.1
2009 15
2010 16.3
2011 14.5
2012 17.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.13196480938416
2006 0.17486338797814
2007 0.18498659517426
2008 0.21705426356589
2009 0.26178010471204
2010 0.30641330166271
2011 0.35402298850575
2012 0.38302752293578

Compare Cowan Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,669.7% 16.7:1
 
1,740.0% 17.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 38.3%
 
State Average 52.4%
 
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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