Forest City Elementary School



Forest City Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Forest City Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 66
K 91
1 72
2 64
3 79
4 84
5 93
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Forest City Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Forest City, IA in the Forest City Community School District. It enrolls 549 students in grades 1st through 12th. Forest City Elementary School is the 66th largest public school in Iowa and the 17,166th largest nationally. It has 13.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 549
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 41.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 17,166th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 66th out of 723
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 212th out of 723
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 33rd out of 723

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Forest City Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 283
(52%)
438
(52%)
 Female 266
(48%)
398
(48%)

Forest City Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 500
(91%)
760
(91%)
 Hispanic 20
(4%)
35
(4%)
 Two or More 13
(2%)
15
(2%)
 Asian 7
(1%)
10
(1%)
 Black 5
(1%)
10
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(1%)
4
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
2
(0%)

Forest City Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 315
(57%)
496
(59%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 170
(31%)
254
(30%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 64
(12%)
86
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 715 ranked schools in Iowa, Forest City Elementary School is ranked 131st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Forest City Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (42.6%) 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.

Forest City Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 594
2006 582
2007 567
2008 566
2009 586
2010 578
2011 542
2012 549

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.9
2006 14
2007 13.9
2008 13.9
2009 15.5
2010 14.4
2011 13.4
2012 13.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.30808080808081
2006 0.37628865979381
2007 0.33862433862434
2008 0.33745583038869
2009 0.29180887372014
2010 0.21626297577855
2011 0.40405904059041
2012 0.42622950819672

Compare Forest City Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,320.0% 13.2:1
 
1,403.5% 14.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 42.6%
 
State Average 43.8%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Forest City Elementary School
Forest City, IA
Public PK - 05 549 13.2:1  
Forest City Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 287 12.4:1 1 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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