Lowell Elementary School (Closed 2010)

Grades: KG-2

142 students

Lowell Elementary School (Closed 2010) served 142 students in grades KG-2.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 was lower than the IA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment was 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which was less than the state average of 19%.
Lowell Elementary School (Closed 2010) operated within the Boone Community School District.

Overview

Grades Offered Grades KG-2
Total Students 142 students
Lowell Elementary School Total Students (1987-2009)
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 11 teachers
Lowell Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2009)
Students by Grade Lowell Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

This School (IA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 14:1
Lowell Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2009)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
Lowell Elementary School Asian (2000-2009)
Hispanic
2%
9%
Lowell Elementary School Hispanic (1991-2009)
Black
2%
5%
Lowell Elementary School Black (1988-2009)
White
94%
81%
Lowell Elementary School White (1988-2009)
All Ethnic Groups Lowell Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Lowell 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.
0.12 0.34
Lowell Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2009)
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.
27%
33%
Lowell Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2009)
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.
11%
7%
Lowell Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2009)

District Comparison

School District Name Boone Community School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
3
Number of Students Managed 2,571 673
District Total Revenue $26 MM $7 MM
Boone Community   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $23 MM $7 MM
Boone Community   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $12,270 $11,087
Boone Community   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,918 $10,614
Boone Community   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2009 (latest year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Boone High School (0.8 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Boone Middle School (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Franklin Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Boone Franklin Elementary School
    1903 Crawford St
    Boone , IA , 50036
    (515)433-0860
    0.7  mi  |  428  students  |  Gr.  2-4
  • Boone Boone High School
    500 7th St
    Boone , IA , 50036
    (515)433-0890
    0.8  mi  |  734  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Boone Page Elementary School
    102 South Boone St
    Boone , IA , 50036
    (515)433-0840
    1  mi  |  185  students  |  Gr.  PK-1
  • Boone Boone Middle School
    1640 1st
    Boone , IA , 50036
    (515)433-0020
    1  mi  |  654  students  |  Gr.  5-8
  • Boone Lincoln Elementary School
    711 West Mamie Eisenhower
    Boone , IA , 50036
    (515)433-0800
    1.6  mi  |  158  students  |  Gr.  PK-1

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