Essex Junior-Senior High School



Essex Junior-Senior High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Essex Junior-Senior High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 15
7 19
8 14
9 19
10 20
11 27
12 17

Essex Junior-Senior High School is a public high school of the Essex Community School District located in Essex, IA. It has 131 students in grades 6th through 12th. Essex Junior-Senior High School is the 320th largest public high school in Iowa and the 19,296th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 10.5 to 1.

Total Students: 131
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 10.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 12.43
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 19,296th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 320th out of 366
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 43rd out of 365
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 320th out of 366

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Essex Junior-Senior High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 71
(54%)
71
(54%)
 Male 60
(46%)
60
(46%)

Essex Junior-Senior High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 124
(95%)
124
(95%)
 Two or More 4
(3%)
4
(3%)
 Black 2
(2%)
2
(2%)
 American Indian 1
(1%)
1
(1%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Hispanic 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Essex Junior-Senior High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 88
(67%)
88
(67%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 34
(26%)
34
(26%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 9
(7%)
9
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Essex Junior-Senior High School is ranked 305th out of 362 ranked schools in Iowa, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Essex Junior-Senior High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (32.8%) is slightly lower than the state average of 36.6%. 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.

Essex Junior-Senior High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 133
2006 123
2007 116
2008 124
2009 111
2010 112
2011 131
2012 118
2013 125
2014 129
2015 131

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 10.4
2006 8.8
2007 8.3
2008 12.4
2009 8.9
2010 10.7
2011 12.8
2012 11
2013 10.7
2014 11.3
2015 10.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.30827067669173
2006 0.3739837398374
2007 0.4051724137931
2008 0.31451612903226
2009 0.33333333333333
2010 0.27678571428571
2011 0.32824427480916
2012 0.24576271186441
2013 0.288
2014 0.33333333333333
2015 0.32824427480916

Compare Essex Junior-Senior High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,050.0% 10.5:1
 
1,426.6% 14.3:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 32.8%
 
State Average 36.6%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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Public 06 - 12 131 10.5:1  
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