Des Moines Elementary



Des Moines Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Des Moines Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 64
1 43
2 61
3 52
4 62
5 46
6 59
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Des Moines Elementary is a public elementary school located in Des Moines, WA in the Highline School District. It enrolls 387 students in grades 1st through 12th. Des Moines Elementary is the 810th largest public school in Washington and the 33,392nd largest nationally. It has 18.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 387
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 21.4
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 33,392nd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Washington: 810th out of 1,301
Student/Teacher Rank in Washington: 727th out of 1,263
Full Time Teacher Rank in Washington: 863rd out of 1,263

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Des Moines Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 194
(50%)
5,689
(52%)
 Female 193
(50%)
5,192
(48%)

Des Moines Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 158
(41%)
2,379
(22%)
 Hispanic 80
(21%)
4,278
(39%)
 Black 59
(15%)
1,512
(14%)
 Asian 43
(11%)
1,450
(13%)
 Two or More 36
(9%)
701
(6%)
 Pacific Islander 8
(2%)
462
(4%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
99
(1%)

Des Moines Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 189
(49%)
3,014
(28%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 165
(43%)
6,862
(63%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 33
(9%)
1,005
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,286 ranked schools in Washington, Des Moines Elementary is ranked 589th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Des Moines Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (51.2%) is slightly higher than the state average of 47.3%. 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.

Des Moines Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 413
2006 387
2007 428
2008 421
2009 424
2010 454
2011 425
2012 426
2013 415
2014 411
2015 387

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21.4
2006 N/A
2007 20.9
2008 20.5
2009 20.4
2010 18.6
2011 19.7
2012 20.9
2013 N/A
2014 16.9
2015 18.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.4043583535109
2006 0.32558139534884
2007 0.40420560747664
2008 0.34916864608076
2009 0.45047169811321
2010 0.36123348017621
2011 0.41647058823529
2012 0.43192488262911
2013 0.46265060240964
2014 0.36496350364964
2015 0.51162790697674

Compare Des Moines Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,677.6% 16.8:1
 
1,810.0% 18.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 47.3%
 
This School 51.2%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Public KG - 06 387 18.1:1  
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Public PK - 05 577 17.5:1 3 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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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