Jessie Franklin Taylor

  • Jessie Franklin Taylor serves 249 students in grades Prekindergarten.
  • Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Iowa state average of 24%.

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School Overview

  • Jessie Franklin Taylor's student population of 249 students has grown by 20% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 12 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten
Total Students249 students
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Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IA)
Student : Teacher Ratio21:1n/a
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
7%
3%
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Hispanic
26%
11%
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Black
42%
6%
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White
18%
76%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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Diversity Score0.720.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
84%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDes Moines Independent Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Jessie Franklin Taylor is Orchard Place School (0.4 miles away)
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