Gateway Secondary School



Gateway Secondary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Gateway Secondary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 53
7 57
8 49
9 12
10 0
11 0
12 0

Gateway Secondary School is a public high school of the Des Moines Independent Community School District located in Des Moines, IA. It has 171 students in grades 6th through 12th. Gateway Secondary School is the 289th largest public high school in Iowa and the 17,928th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.7 to 1.

Total Students: 171
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 10.91
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 17,928th out of 0
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 289th out of 0
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 314th out of 0
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 337th out of 0

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Gateway Secondary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 87
(51%)
4,484
(49%)
 Male 84
(49%)
4,575
(51%)

Gateway Secondary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 111
(65%)
4,401
(49%)
 Hispanic 24
(14%)
1,797
(20%)
 Black 20
(12%)
1,565
(17%)
 Two or More 9
(5%)
565
(6%)
 Asian 6
(4%)
663
(7%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(1%)
14
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
54
(1%)

Gateway Secondary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 92
(54%)
2,940
(32%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 61
(36%)
5,559
(61%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 18
(11%)
560
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Gateway Secondary School is ranked 201st out of 0 ranked schools in Iowa, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Gateway Secondary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (46.2%) is higher than the state average of 35.2%. 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.

Gateway Secondary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2010 70
2011 128
2012 171

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2010 23.3
2011 25
2012 15.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2010 0.32857142857143
2011 0.4140625
2012 0.46198830409357

Compare Gateway Secondary School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,390.3% 13.9:1
 
1,570.0% 15.7:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 35.2%
 
This School 46.2%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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