West Hancock Elementary School



West Hancock Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

West Hancock Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 64
K 62
1 49
2 52
3 52
4 48
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

West Hancock Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Britt, IA in the West Hancock Community School District. It enrolls 327 students in grades 1st through 12th. West Hancock Elementary School is the 343rd largest public school in Iowa and the 38,811th largest nationally. It has 19.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 327
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 17.13
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 38,811th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 343rd out of 723
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 697th out of 723
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 490th out of 723

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West Hancock Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 165
(50%)
255
(51%)
 Female 162
(50%)
242
(49%)

West Hancock Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 254
(78%)
393
(79%)
 Hispanic 57
(17%)
85
(17%)
 Two or More 8
(2%)
9
(2%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
5
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(1%)
2
(0%)
 Black 1
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)

West Hancock Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 176
(54%)
261
(53%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 132
(40%)
204
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 19
(6%)
32
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 715 ranked schools in Iowa, West Hancock Elementary School is ranked 254th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of West Hancock Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (46.2%) is slightly 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 Hancock Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 248
2006 260
2007 274
2008 274
2009 270
2010 324
2011 333
2012 327

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.6
2006 20.3
2007 15.6
2008 15.4
2009 15.2
2010 19.2
2011 16.8
2012 19.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.40322580645161
2006 0.31538461538462
2007 0.36861313868613
2008 0.40875912408759
2009 0.4
2010 0.44753086419753
2011 0.45945945945946
2012 0.46177370030581

Compare West Hancock Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,403.5% 14.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,910.0% 19.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 43.8%
 
This School 46.2%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
West Hancock Elementary School
Britt, IA
Public PK - 04 327 19.1:1  
Garner Elementary School
Garner, IA
Public PK - 06 530 15.3:1 11 miles
West Hancock Middle School
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Public 05 - 08 170 13.1:1 11 miles
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Public PK - 06 103 9.4:1 19 miles
Belmond-Klemme Elementary
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Public PK - 06 474 15.7:1 20 miles
North Iowa Elementary Buffalo Center
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Public PK - 05 211 11.7:1 22 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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