Pence Elementary School



Pence Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Pence Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 52
1 62
2 62
3 51
4 62
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Pence Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Fairfield, IA in the Fairfield Community School District. It enrolls 289 students in grades 1st through 12th. Pence Elementary School is the 413th largest public school in Iowa and the 42,160th largest nationally. It has 10.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 289
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 10.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 27.3
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 42,160th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 413th out of 723
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 38th out of 723
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 231st out of 723

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Pence Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 156
(54%)
615
(52%)
 Female 133
(46%)
570
(48%)

Pence Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 244
(84%)
1,047
(88%)
 Hispanic 21
(7%)
68
(6%)
 Two or More 10
(3%)
29
(2%)
 Asian 7
(2%)
25
(2%)
 Black 7
(2%)
16
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Pence Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 149
(52%)
460
(39%)
 Not Eligible 120
(42%)
620
(52%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 20
(7%)
105
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 715 ranked schools in Iowa, Pence Elementary School is ranked 207th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Pence Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (58.5%) is 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.

Pence Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 303
2006 296
2007 277
2008 274
2009 299
2010 339
2011 305
2012 289

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.5
2006 13.3
2007 12.6
2008 12
2009 13.1
2010 12.2
2011 9.9
2012 10.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.3993399339934
2006 0.41891891891892
2007 0.37906137184116
2008 0.39416058394161
2009 0.44481605351171
2010 0.53392330383481
2011 0.56393442622951
2012 0.58477508650519

Compare Pence Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,060.0% 10.6:1
 
1,403.5% 14.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 43.8%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 58.5%
 

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Pence Elementary School
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Public PK - 04 289 10.6:1  
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Public 05 - 08 519 15.4:1 1 miles
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Pekin Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 169 17.1:1 15 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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