East Elementary



East Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

East Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 104
4 143
5 134
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

East Elementary is a public elementary school located in Cambridge, IA in the Ballard Community School District. It enrolls 381 students in grades 1st through 12th. East Elementary is the 244th largest public school in Iowa and the 33,539th largest nationally. It has 15.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 381
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15:1
Full Time Teachers: 25.47
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 33,539th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 244th out of 723
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 435th out of 723
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 270th out of 723

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East Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 191
(50%)
562
(48%)
 Male 190
(50%)
621
(52%)

East Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 360
(94%)
1,116
(94%)
 Hispanic 11
(3%)
33
(3%)
 Two or More 5
(1%)
18
(2%)
 Black 4
(1%)
10
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
2
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

East Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 302
(79%)
941
(80%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 66
(17%)
201
(17%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 13
(3%)
41
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 715 ranked schools in Iowa, East Elementary is ranked 492nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of East Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (20.7%) 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.

East Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 290
2006 325
2007 325
2008 359
2009 361
2010 381
2011 395
2012 381

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.8
2006 16.2
2007 16.8
2008 16.2
2009 15.4
2010 17.3
2011 15.7
2012 15

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.19655172413793
2006 0.19076923076923
2007 0.14769230769231
2008 0.15877437325905
2009 0.21606648199446
2010 0.2257217847769
2011 0.23037974683544
2012 0.20734908136483

Compare East Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,403.5% 14.0:1
 
1,500.0% 15.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 20.7%
 
State Average 43.8%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
East Elementary
Cambridge, IA
Public 03 - 05 381 15:1  
Ballard Community Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 387 14.6:1 4 miles
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Public PK - 02 415 14.1:1 7 miles
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Public PK - 06 388 15.6:1 7 miles
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Public 06 - 12 247 10.4:1 8 miles
Ames Christian School
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Private PK - 06 92 7:1 9 miles
Central Elementary School
Nevada, IA
Public PK - 04 713 16.2:1 10 miles
Nevada Middle School
Nevada, IA
Public 05 - 08 457 15.4:1 10 miles
Meeker Elementary School
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Public KG - 05 423 13.6:1 11 miles
Ames Middle School
Ames, IA
Public 06 - 08 945 14:1 11 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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