Berg Elementary School



Berg Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Berg Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 144
1 115
2 115
3 110
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Berg Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Newton, IA in the Newton Community School District. It enrolls 484 students in grades 1st through 12th. Berg Elementary School is the 119th largest public school in Iowa and the 23,016th largest nationally. It has 14.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 484
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 34
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 23,016th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 119th out of 723
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 328th out of 723
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 101st out of 723

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Berg Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 248
(51%)
879
(51%)
 Female 236
(49%)
835
(49%)

Berg Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 438
(90%)
1,536
(90%)
 Hispanic 21
(4%)
63
(4%)
 Two or More 13
(3%)
72
(4%)
 Black 10
(2%)
30
(2%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
10
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Berg Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 250
(52%)
814
(47%)
 Not Eligible 204
(42%)
773
(45%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 30
(6%)
127
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 715 ranked schools in Iowa, Berg Elementary School is ranked 85th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Berg Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (57.9%) 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.

Berg Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2010 500
2011 468
2012 484

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2010 15.6
2011 13.8
2012 14.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2010 0.552
2011 0.55982905982906
2012 0.57851239669421

Compare Berg Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,403.5% 14.0:1
 
1,420.0% 14.2:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 43.8%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 57.9%
 

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School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Berg Elementary School
Newton, IA
Public KG - 03 484 14.2:1  
Aurora Heights Elementary School
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Public PK - 06 401 15.5:1 12 miles
Lynnville-Sully Elementary School
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Public KG - 05 193 12.4:1 13 miles
Lynnville-Sully Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 109 12.6:1 13 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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