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Harding Elementary School (leave a review)
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+1 (641) 421-4406

1239 N Rhode Island Ave

Mason City, Iowa


About Harding Elementary School
Prekindergarten - 4th Grade

Harding Elementary School is one of 8 schools in the Mason City Comm School District of Iowa.

Harding Elementary School is a regular school, specialising in Prekindergarten to 4th Grade. Compared to other schools in Iowa, this is a relatively average sized school since it has an enrolment of 381 students.

In recent years, the pupil population has remained static. Alongside this, the number of teachers has remained static over a similar timeframe.

An average teaching salary at Harding Elementary School is $43,906, which is lower than the Iowa state average of $57,167.

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Students by Year Group
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Funding per pupil


Title I eligible school

School-wide program

Title I provides extra money to schools that have a large number of students from low income families. Roughly 50,000 schools receive money through Title I.

Free lunches


Reduced price lunches


The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) provides free and reduced price meals for students. In 2016, 30.4 million children received meals through the program.

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Nearby Schools Compared
SchoolNumber of pupilsFunding per pupilPupils per teacherAverage teacher salaryDiversity index
Harding Elementary School 381$16,05014$43,9060.42
Alternative School (1.17 miles) 85$6,47216$79,6770.34
John Adams Middle School (1.26 miles) 548$9,75115$49,2180.33
Jefferson Elementary School (1.31 miles) 434$9,59817$47,6750.21
Mason City High School (1.31 miles) 1002$10,35718$54,6460.28
Roosevelt Elementary School (2.02 miles) 475$11,06613$38,6060.39

Harding Elementary School

Number of pupils381
Funding per pupil$16,050
Pupils per teacher14
Average teacher salary$43,906
Diversity index0.42

Alternative School (1.17 miles)

Number of pupils85
Funding per pupil$6,472
Pupils per teacher16
Average teacher salary$79,677
Diversity index0.34

John Adams Middle School (1.26 miles)

Number of pupils548
Funding per pupil$9,751
Pupils per teacher15
Average teacher salary$49,218
Diversity index0.33

Jefferson Elementary School (1.31 miles)

Number of pupils434
Funding per pupil$9,598
Pupils per teacher17
Average teacher salary$47,675
Diversity index0.21

Mason City High School (1.31 miles)

Number of pupils1002
Funding per pupil$10,357
Pupils per teacher18
Average teacher salary$54,646
Diversity index0.28

Roosevelt Elementary School (2.02 miles)

Number of pupils475
Funding per pupil$11,066
Pupils per teacher13
Average teacher salary$38,606
Diversity index0.39
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Rankings within Iowa
There are 1,377 schools in Iowa. Rankings don't always go up to 1,377 because some schools have missing data.
489thlargest school
483rdhighest number of FTE teachers
649thlowest pupil-teacher ratio
1144thhighest average teaching salary
195thhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
610thhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
298thhighest diversity index
217thhighest funding per pupil
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

Prekindergarten - 4th Grade: 6 hours

Kindergarten: 180 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 180 days

12th Grade: 180 days

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