Cherry Elementary



Cherry Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Cherry Elementary Students by Grade
PK 1
K 32
1 34
2 31
3 32
4 32
5 18
6 34
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Cherry Elementary is a public elementary school located in Iron, MN in the St. Louis County School District. It enrolls 214 students in grades 1st through 12th. Cherry Elementary is the 740th largest public school in Minnesota and the 47,377th largest nationally. It has 12.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 214
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 16.72
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 47,377th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Minnesota: 740th out of 1,001
Student/Teacher Rank in Minnesota: 236th out of 989
Full Time Teacher Rank in Minnesota: 738th out of 989

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Cherry Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 119
(56%)
529
(53%)
 Female 95
(44%)
476
(47%)

Cherry Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 194
(91%)
853
(85%)
 Two or More 11
(5%)
51
(5%)
 Hispanic 7
(3%)
18
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(1%)
2
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Black 0
(0%)
6
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
72
(7%)

Cherry Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 112
(52%)
525
(52%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 75
(35%)
370
(37%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 27
(13%)
110
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 986 ranked schools in Minnesota, Cherry Elementary is ranked 633rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Cherry Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (47.7%) is slightly higher than the state average of 40.6%. 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.

Cherry Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 179
2006 176
2007 164
2008 163
2009 180
2010 181
2011 199
2012 214

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.4
2006 17.6
2007 15.8
2008 15.2
2009 23.9
2010 19.9
2011 11.9
2012 12.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.41899441340782
2006 0.43181818181818
2007 0.42073170731707
2008 0.43558282208589
2009 0.50555555555556
2010 0.49171270718232
2011 0.46231155778894
2012 0.47663551401869

Compare Cherry Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,280.0% 12.8:1
 
1,480.9% 14.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 40.6%
 
This School 47.7%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Public PK - 06 214 12.8:1  
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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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