1103 First Street West
Independence, IA 50644
(School attendance zone shown in map)
East Elementary School serves 280 students in grades Kindergarten-2.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 24% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

East Elementary School's student population of 280 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-2
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
280 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
23 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of East Elementary School is 0.12, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IA)
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
2%
11%
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Black
n/a
6%
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White
94%
76%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IA.
Diversity Score
0.12
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-2
  • Students: 280 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 6%
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.12 (Btm 50% in IA)

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