Runnells Elementary School



Runnells Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Runnells Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 42
1 48
2 42
3 34
4 36
5 31
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Runnells Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Runnells, IA in the Southeast Polk Community School District. It enrolls 233 students in grades 1st through 12th. Runnells Elementary School is the 509th largest public school in Iowa and the 46,309th largest nationally. It has 14.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 233
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 15.71
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 46,309th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 509th out of 723
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 400th out of 723
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 532nd out of 723

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Runnells Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 132
(57%)
1,963
(51%)
 Female 101
(43%)
1,877
(49%)

Runnells Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 209
(90%)
3,296
(86%)
 Hispanic 12
(5%)
223
(6%)
 Two or More 5
(2%)
157
(4%)
 Black 4
(2%)
75
(2%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
73
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
14
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Runnells Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 172
(74%)
2,729
(71%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 49
(21%)
917
(24%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 12
(5%)
194
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 715 ranked schools in Iowa, Runnells Elementary School is ranked 572nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Runnells Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (26.2%) 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.

Runnells Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 196
2006 195
2007 215
2008 217
2009 243
2010 222
2011 236
2012 233

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.9
2006 13.6
2007 12.1
2008 12.3
2009 14.1
2010 13.9
2011 15.1
2012 14.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.12244897959184
2006 0.14358974358974
2007 0.13953488372093
2008 0.15207373271889
2009 0.23456790123457
2010 0.26126126126126
2011 0.25423728813559
2012 0.2618025751073

Compare Runnells Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,403.5% 14.0:1
 
1,480.0% 14.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 26.2%
 
State Average 43.8%
 
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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