James Wilson Grimes School



James Wilson Grimes School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

James Wilson Grimes School Students by Grade
PK 57
K 73
1 70
2 49
3 52
4 73
5 67
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

James Wilson Grimes School is a public elementary school located in Burlington, IA in the Burlington Community School District. It enrolls 441 students in grades 1st through 12th. James Wilson Grimes School is the 167th largest public school in Iowa and the 27,394th largest nationally. It has 14.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 441
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 31
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 27,394th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 167th out of 723
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 328th out of 723
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 146th out of 723

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James Wilson Grimes School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 235
(53%)
1,600
(52%)
 Female 206
(47%)
1,494
(48%)

James Wilson Grimes School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 313
(71%)
2,155
(70%)
 Black 65
(15%)
484
(16%)
 Two or More 39
(9%)
261
(8%)
 Hispanic 23
(5%)
166
(5%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
6
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
19
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

James Wilson Grimes School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 305
(69%)
1,920
(62%)
 Not Eligible 110
(25%)
1,023
(33%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 26
(6%)
151
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 715 ranked schools in Iowa, James Wilson Grimes School is ranked 44th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of James Wilson Grimes School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (75.1%) is significantly 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.

James Wilson Grimes School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 345
2006 345
2007 362
2008 371
2009 388
2010 399
2011 410
2012 441

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14
2006 14.8
2007 14.3
2008 14.1
2009 14.5
2010 12.7
2011 13.5
2012 14.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.60579710144928
2006 0.61159420289855
2007 0.6767955801105
2008 0.63611859838275
2009 0.64690721649485
2010 0.70426065162907
2011 0.69512195121951
2012 0.75056689342404

Compare James Wilson Grimes School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,403.5% 14.0:1
 
1,420.0% 14.2:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 43.8%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 75.1%
 

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James Wilson Grimes School
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Public PK - 05 441 14.2:1  
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Public PK - 05 480 15:1 2 miles
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Public PK - 05 533 15.7:1 3 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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