Van Meter Jr-Sr High School



Van Meter Jr-Sr High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Van Meter Jr-Sr High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 51
7 49
8 55
9 61
10 70
11 48
12 63

Van Meter Jr-Sr High School is a public high school of the Van Meter Community School District located in Van Meter, IA. It has 397 students in grades 6th through 12th. Van Meter Jr-Sr High School is the 121st largest public high school in Iowa and the 12,655th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.4 to 1.

Total Students: 397
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 25.86
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 12,655th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 121st out of 366
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 284th out of 365
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 142nd out of 366

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Van Meter Jr-Sr High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 220
(55%)
220
(55%)
 Female 177
(45%)
177
(45%)

Van Meter Jr-Sr High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 381
(96%)
381
(96%)
 Hispanic 10
(3%)
10
(3%)
 Black 3
(1%)
3
(1%)
 Asian 2
(1%)
2
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Van Meter Jr-Sr High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 351
(88%)
351
(88%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 25
(6%)
25
(6%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 21
(5%)
21
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Van Meter Jr-Sr High School is ranked 297th out of 362 ranked schools in Iowa, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Van Meter Jr-Sr High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (11.6%) is significantly 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.

Van Meter Jr-Sr High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 250
2006 257
2007 281
2008 297
2009 308
2010 316
2011 359
2012 367
2013 374
2014 386
2015 397

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12
2006 11.5
2007 12.3
2008 12.3
2009 14.7
2010 15.8
2011 16.5
2012 15.9
2013 14.7
2014 14.5
2015 15.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.092
2006 0.081712062256809
2007 0.12099644128114
2008 0.1043771043771
2009 0.11363636363636
2010 0.12658227848101
2011 0.15041782729805
2012 0.14713896457766
2013 0.13368983957219
2014 0.10621761658031
2015 0.11586901763224

Compare Van Meter Jr-Sr High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,426.6% 14.3:1
 
1,540.0% 15.4:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 11.6%
 
State Average 36.6%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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Public 06 - 12 397 15.4:1  
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