Helen Lemme Elementary School



Helen Lemme Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Helen Lemme Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 55
1 56
2 56
3 68
4 42
5 39
6 44
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Helen Lemme Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Iowa City, IA in the Iowa City Community School District. It enrolls 360 students in grades 1st through 12th. Helen Lemme Elementary School is the 279th largest public school in Iowa and the 35,671st largest nationally. It has 15.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 360
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 23.78
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 35,671st out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 279th out of 723
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 450th out of 723
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 324th out of 723

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Helen Lemme Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 186
(52%)
3,637
(50%)
 Female 174
(48%)
3,578
(50%)

Helen Lemme Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 256
(71%)
4,541
(63%)
 Hispanic 50
(14%)
835
(12%)
 Black 29
(8%)
1,087
(15%)
 Two or More 13
(4%)
258
(4%)
 Asian 12
(3%)
452
(6%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
4
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
38
(1%)

Helen Lemme Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 278
(77%)
4,933
(68%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 67
(19%)
2,036
(28%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 15
(4%)
246
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 715 ranked schools in Iowa, Helen Lemme Elementary School is ranked 476th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Helen Lemme Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (22.8%) 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.

Helen Lemme Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 279
2006 283
2007 289
2008 296
2009 329
2010 333
2011 344
2012 360

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.9
2006 15.7
2007 16.1
2008 47.7
2009 17
2010 15.5
2011 14.5
2012 15.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.18637992831541
2006 0.18021201413428
2007 0.22837370242215
2008 0.25337837837838
2009 0.25531914893617
2010 0.2972972972973
2011 0.26453488372093
2012 0.22777777777778

Compare Helen Lemme Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,403.5% 14.0:1
 
1,510.0% 15.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 22.8%
 
State Average 43.8%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Public PK - 06 360 15.1:1  
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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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