Pusey Elementary School (Closed 2011)

Grades: PK-5

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 was lower than the IA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment was 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which was more than the state average of 19%.
Pusey Elementary School (Closed 2011) operated within the Council Bluffs Community School District.

Overview

Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students n/a
Pusey Elementary School Total Students (1988-2010)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 8 teachers
Pusey Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1988-2010)

School Comparison

This School (IA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 14:1
Pusey Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1988-2010)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
Pusey Elementary School Asian (2000-2010)
Hispanic
n/a
9%
Pusey Elementary School Hispanic (1994-2010)
Black
n/a
5%
Pusey Elementary School Black (1990-2010)
White
n/a
81%
Pusey Elementary School White (1988-2010)
All Ethnic Groups Pusey Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Pusey Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.00 0.54
Pusey Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2010)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
33%
Pusey Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2010)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
7%
Pusey Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2010)

District Comparison

School District Name Council Bluffs Community School District
Number of Schools
Managed
16
3
Number of Students Managed 8,996 666
Council Bluffs Community   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $105 MM $7 MM
Council Bluffs Community   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $114 MM $7 MM
Council Bluffs Community   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,317 $11,087
Council Bluffs Community   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,288 $10,614
Council Bluffs Community   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2010 (latest year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Abraham Lincoln High School (1.4 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Gerald W Kirn Middle School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Longfellow Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Council Bluffs Longfellow Elementary School
    2011 South 10th St
    Council Bluffs , IA , 51501
    (712)328-6522
    0.8  mi  |  500  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Council Bluffs Bloomer Elementary School
    210 South 7th St
    Council Bluffs , IA , 51501
    (712)328-6519
    1  mi  |  537  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Council Bluffs Abraham Lincoln High School
    1205 Bonham Ave
    Council Bluffs , IA , 51503
    (712)328-6481
    1.4  mi  |  1337  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Council Bluffs Hoover Elementary School
    1205 North Broadway
    Council Bluffs , IA , 51503
    (712)328-6537
    1.8  mi  |  476  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Council Bluffs Gerald W Kirn Middle School
    100 North Ave
    Council Bluffs , IA , 51503
    (712)328-6454
    1.8  mi  |  895  students  |  Gr.  6-8

Area Statistics

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Council Bluffs, IA public schools have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.33, which is higher than the Iowa average of 0.23. The most diverse school in Council Bluffs is Edison Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Iowa or national school diversity statistics.