Unity Elementary School

  • Unity Elementary School serves 550 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the IA average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 22%.
  • Unity Elementary School operates within the Sioux City Community School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 550 students has grown by 9% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 43 teachers has grown by 22% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 550 students
Unity Elementary School Total Students (2009-2015)
Gender % Unity Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 43 teachers
Unity Elementary School Total Teachers (2009-2015)
Students by Grade Unity Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.61 is more than the state average of 0.22. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 15:1
Unity Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (2011-2015)
American Indian
2%
n/a
Unity Elementary School American Indian Students (2009-2011)
Asian
3%
2%
Unity Elementary School Asian Students (2009-2015)
Hispanic
39%
10%
Unity Elementary School Black Students (2009-2015)
Black
1%
5%
Unity Elementary School Black Students (2009-2015)
White
49%
78%
Unity Elementary School White Students (2009-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Unity Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
6%
3%
Unity Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Unity Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown IA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.61 0.22
Unity Elementary School Diversity Score (2009-2015)
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.
78%
34%
Unity Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2009-2015)
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%
Unity Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2009-2015)

District Comparison

  • Sioux City Community School District's student population of 13,399 students has decreased by 6% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $11,730 in this district is less than the state average of $13,242. The district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,944 is less than the state average of $12,536. The district spending/student has grown by 15% over four years.
School District Name Sioux City Community School District
Number of Schools
Managed
22
3
Number of Students Managed 13,399 673
Sioux City Community School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $173 MM $9 MM
Sioux City Community School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $177 MM $8 MM
Sioux City Community School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $11,730 $13,242
Sioux City Community School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $11,944 $12,536
Sioux City Community School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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