Boyer Valley Elementary School

Boyer Valley Elementary School serves 219 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the IA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 19%.
Boyer Valley Elementary School operates within the Boyer Valley Community School District.

Overview

The student population of 219 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 219 students
Boyer Valley Elementary School Total Students (1995-2012)
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 18 teachers
Boyer Valley Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1995-2012)
Students by Grade Boyer Valley Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.20 is less than the state average of 0.34. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 14:1
Boyer Valley Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1995-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
Boyer Valley Elementary School Asian (1995-2001)
Hispanic
7%
9%
Boyer Valley Elementary School Hispanic (1998-2012)
Black
n/a
5%
Boyer Valley Elementary School Black (2001-2009)
White
89%
81%
Boyer Valley Elementary School White (1995-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Boyer Valley Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Boyer Valley 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.
0.20 0.34
Boyer Valley Elementary School Diversity Score (1999-2012)
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.
34%
33%
Boyer Valley Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2012)
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.
6%
7%
Boyer Valley Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 442 students has grown by 100% over five years.
School District Name Boyer Valley Community School District
Number of Schools
Managed
2
3
Number of Students Managed 442 673
Boyer Valley Community   School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
District Total Revenue $6 MM $7 MM
Boyer Valley Community   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $5 MM $7 MM
Boyer Valley Community   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $25,810 $11,087
Boyer Valley Community   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $23,208 $10,614
Boyer Valley 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 Boyer Valley Middle/high School (7.3 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Boyer Valley Middle/high School (7.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Boyer Valley Middle/high School (7.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Dunlap Boyer Valley Middle/high School
    1102 Iowa Ave
    Dunlap , IA , 51529
    (712)643-2258
    7.3  mi  |  223  students  |  Gr.  6-12
  • Denison Denison Alternative High School
    Alternative School
    Hwy 30 East
    Denison , IA , 51442
    (712)265-2349
    Alternative School
    8.4  mi  |  29  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Denison Broadway Elementary School
    1515 Broadway
    Denison , IA , 51442
    (712)263-3103
    9.6  mi  |  289  students  |  Gr.  4-5
  • Denison Denison Elementary School
    38 North 20th St
    Denison , IA , 51442
    (712)263-3104
    9.9  mi  |  727  students  |  Gr.  PK-3
  • Denison Denison High School
    819 North 16th St
    Denison , IA , 51442
    (712)263-3101
    10.1  mi  |  741  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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