201 Se 6th St
Leon, IA 50144
(School attendance zone shown in map)
South Elementary School serves 180 students in grades Prekindergarten-2.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 24% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

South Elementary School's student population of 180 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-2
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
180 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
15 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of South Elementary School is 0.06, 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
Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
2%
11%
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Black
n/a
6%
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White
97%
76%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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
0.06
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in South Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Iowa by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in South Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Iowa by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-2
  • Students: 180 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 3%
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.06 (Btm 50% in IA)

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