Dunkerton Elementary



Dunkerton Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Dunkerton Elementary Students by Grade
PK 38
K 41
1 30
2 27
3 40
4 31
5 41
6 30
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Dunkerton Elementary is a public elementary school located in Dunkerton, IA in the Dunkerton Community School District. It enrolls 278 students in grades 1st through 12th. Dunkerton Elementary is the 439th largest public school in Iowa and the 43,054th largest nationally. It has 12.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 278
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 21.95
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 43,054th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 439th out of 723
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 159th out of 723
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 370th out of 723

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Dunkerton Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 141
(51%)
141
(51%)
 Male 137
(49%)
137
(49%)

Dunkerton Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 256
(92%)
256
(92%)
 Two or More 17
(6%)
17
(6%)
 Hispanic 4
(1%)
4
(1%)
 Black 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Dunkerton Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 175
(63%)
175
(63%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 81
(29%)
81
(29%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 22
(8%)
22
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 715 ranked schools in Iowa, Dunkerton Elementary is ranked 388th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Dunkerton Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (37.1%) is slightly 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.

Dunkerton Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 298
2006 328
2007 299
2008 295
2009 309
2010 293
2011 283
2012 278

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.1
2006 15.8
2007 14
2008 13
2009 13.8
2010 13.4
2011 14
2012 12.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.30872483221477
2006 0.28353658536585
2007 0.31103678929766
2008 0.33220338983051
2009 0.39805825242718
2010 0.44709897610922
2011 0.40282685512367
2012 0.3705035971223

Compare Dunkerton Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,270.0% 12.7:1
 
1,403.5% 14.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 37.1%
 
State Average 43.8%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Dunkerton Elementary
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Public PK - 06 278 12.7:1  
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St Athanasius School
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Private PK - 08 64 7:1 9 miles
Bunger Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 423 11.4:1 9 miles
Expo Alternative Learning Center
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Public 06 - 12 434 11:1 9 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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