Unity Elementary School

Tel: (712)279-6839
Grades: PK-5

501 students

Unity Elementary School serves 501 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the IA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 19%.
Unity Elementary School operates within the Sioux City Community School District.

Overview

The student population of 501 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 501 students
Unity Elementary School Total Students (2009-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 35 teachers
Unity Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (2009-2012)
Students by Grade Unity Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.60 is more than the state average of 0.21. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 14:1
Unity Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (2009-2012)
American Indian
2%
1%
Unity Elementary School American Indian (2009-2012)
Asian
4%
2%
Unity Elementary School Asian (2009-2012)
Hispanic
36%
9%
Unity Elementary School Hispanic (2009-2012)
Black
2%
5%
Unity Elementary School Black (2009-2012)
White
52%
81%
Unity Elementary School White (2009-2012)
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.60 0.21
Unity Elementary School Diversity Score (2009-2012)
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.
71%
33%
Unity Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2009-2012)
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.
8%
7%
Unity Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2009-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 15,683 students has grown by 14% over five years.
School District Name Sioux City Community School District
Number of Schools
Managed
25
3
Number of Students Managed 15,683 666
Sioux City Community   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $152 MM $7 MM
Sioux City Community   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $142 MM $7 MM
Sioux City Community   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,073 $11,087
Sioux City Community   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,324 $10,614
Sioux City Community   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is North High School (2.5 miles away).
The nearest middle school is North Middle School (2.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Irving Elementary School (1.5 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Sioux City Irving Elementary School
    901 Floyd Blvd
    Sioux City , IA 51105
    (712)279-6834
    1.5  mi  |  638  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Sioux City Irving Preschool
    710 Iowa St
    Sioux City , IA 51105
    (712)293-0436
    1.6  mi  |  26  students  |  Gr.  PK
  • Sioux City Hunt Elementary School
    615 20th St
    Sioux City , IA 51104
    (712)279-6833
    1.8  mi  |  280  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Sioux City Bryant Elementary School
    821 30th St
    Sioux City , IA 51104
    (712)279-6819
    1.8  mi  |  458  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Sioux City Leeds Elementary School
    3919 Jefferson St
    Sioux City , IA 51108
    (712)239-7034
    1.9  mi  |  645  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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Did You Know?
Sioux City, 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 0.47, which is higher than the Iowa average of 0.23. The most diverse school in Sioux City is Hunt Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Iowa or national school diversity statistics.