Baxter Elementary School



Baxter Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Baxter Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 24
K 36
1 37
2 34
3 24
4 29
5 30
6 31
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Baxter Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Baxter, IA in the Baxter Community School District. It enrolls 245 students in grades 1st through 12th. Baxter Elementary School is the 490th largest public school in Iowa and the 45,456th largest nationally. It has 14.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 245
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 16.88
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 45,456th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 490th out of 723
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 367th out of 723
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 506th out of 723

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Baxter Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 127
(52%)
127
(52%)
 Male 118
(48%)
118
(48%)

Baxter Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 231
(94%)
231
(94%)
 Hispanic 9
(4%)
9
(4%)
 Two or More 3
(1%)
3
(1%)
 Black 2
(1%)
2
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Baxter Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 192
(78%)
192
(78%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 44
(18%)
44
(18%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 9
(4%)
9
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 715 ranked schools in Iowa, Baxter Elementary School is ranked 611th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Baxter Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (21.6%) 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.

Baxter Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 205
2006 215
2007 226
2008 236
2009 219
2010 252
2011 265
2012 245

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.4
2006 12.3
2007 12.2
2008 12.8
2009 12.6
2010 18
2011 16.2
2012 14.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.24878048780488
2006 0.24651162790698
2007 0.21681415929204
2008 0.26271186440678
2009 0.26940639269406
2010 0.28174603174603
2011 0.2377358490566
2012 0.21632653061224

Compare Baxter Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,403.5% 14.0:1
 
1,450.0% 14.5:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 21.6%
 
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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