La Porte City Elementary School



La Porte City Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

La Porte City Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 4
K 54
1 60
2 38
3 60
4 56
5 64
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

La Porte City Elementary School is a public elementary school located in La Porte City, IA in the Union Community School District. It enrolls 336 students in grades 1st through 12th. La Porte City Elementary School is the 332nd largest public school in Iowa and the 37,961st largest nationally. It has 13.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 336
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 24.81
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 37,961st out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 332nd out of 723
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 247th out of 723
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 291st out of 723

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La Porte City Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 170
(51%)
439
(53%)
 Female 166
(49%)
386
(47%)

La Porte City Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 322
(96%)
773
(94%)
 Two or More 9
(3%)
19
(2%)
 Hispanic 3
(1%)
25
(3%)
 Black 2
(1%)
3
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
5
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

La Porte City Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 239
(71%)
584
(71%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 71
(21%)
170
(21%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 26
(8%)
71
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 715 ranked schools in Iowa, La Porte City Elementary School is ranked 410th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of La Porte City Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (28.9%) is 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.

La Porte City Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 325
2006 335
2007 334
2008 338
2009 344
2010 337
2011 343
2012 336

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.6
2006 13.1
2007 13.1
2008 13.8
2009 13.5
2010 15.1
2011 16.3
2012 13.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.27076923076923
2006 0.27164179104478
2007 0.25149700598802
2008 0.28994082840237
2009 0.27325581395349
2010 0.31454005934718
2011 0.29737609329446
2012 0.28869047619048

Compare La Porte City Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,350.0% 13.5:1
 
1,403.5% 14.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 28.9%
 
State Average 43.8%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
La Porte City Elementary School
La Porte City, IA
Public PK - 05 336 13.5:1  
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Private KG - 08 200 12:1 8 miles
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Public PK - 05 183 10.9:1 12 miles
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Public PK - PK 116 11.6:1 12 miles
Orange Elementary School
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Public KG - 05 474 15.5:1 12 miles
Bunger Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 423 11.4:1 13 miles
St Athanasius School
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Private PK - 08 64 7:1 14 miles
Kittrell Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 610 14:1 14 miles
Vinton-Shellsburg Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 360 14.2:1 14 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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