Aurora Heights Elementary School



Aurora Heights Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Aurora Heights Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 120
5 124
6 118
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Aurora Heights Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Newton, IA in the Newton Community School District. It enrolls 362 students in grades 1st through 12th. Aurora Heights Elementary School is the 273rd largest public school in Iowa and the 35,472nd largest nationally. It has 16.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 362
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 21.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 35,472nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 273rd out of 723
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 620th out of 723
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 376th out of 723

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Aurora Heights Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 190
(52%)
835
(49%)
 Male 172
(48%)
879
(51%)

Aurora Heights Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 332
(92%)
1,536
(90%)
 Two or More 15
(4%)
72
(4%)
 Hispanic 13
(4%)
63
(4%)
 Black 1
(0%)
30
(2%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
10
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Aurora Heights Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 177
(49%)
773
(45%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 168
(46%)
814
(47%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 17
(5%)
127
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 715 ranked schools in Iowa, Aurora Heights Elementary School is ranked 185th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Aurora Heights Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (51.1%) is slightly 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.

Aurora Heights Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2010 355
2011 371
2012 362

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2010 15.4
2011 15.5
2012 16.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2010 0.46197183098592
2011 0.50404312668464
2012 0.51104972375691

Compare Aurora Heights Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,403.5% 14.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,680.0% 16.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 43.8%
 
This School 51.1%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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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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