Jessie Franklin Taylor

  • Jessie Franklin Taylor serves 244 students in grades Prekindergarten.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Iowa state average of 23%.

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Jessie Franklin Taylor places among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa for:

School Overview

  • Jessie Franklin Taylor's student population of 244 students has grown by 17% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 12 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten
Total Students244 students
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Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Jessie Franklin Taylor's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Jessie Franklin Taylor is 0.71, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.25. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IA)
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:114:1
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Asian
9%
2%
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Hispanic
28%
11%
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Black
43%
6%
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White
14%
77%
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score0.710.25
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Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
7%
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School District NameDes Moines Independent Comm School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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