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Morning Sun Elementary School (leave a review)
Contact Information

+1 (319) 868-7701

311 Division Street, 311 Division St

Morning Sun, Iowa


About Morning Sun Elementary School
Prekindergarten - 6th Grade

Morning Sun Elementary School is the only school found in the Morning Sun Comm School District of Iowa.

A relatively small school, it has an enrolment of 130 students from Prekindergarten to 6th Grade and is classified as a regular school.

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

The average teacher's salary is $40,150, which is lower than the Iowa state average of $57,167.

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Funding per pupil


Title I eligible school

Targeted assistance 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
Morning Sun Elementary School 130$20,57912$40,1500.12
Wapello Senior High School (6.62 miles) 228$21,76013$57,1180.27
Wapello Junior High School (6.62 miles) 11914$48,0830.21
Wapello Elementary School (6.83 miles) 292$12,89712$59,5890.28
Mediapolis High School (7.3 miles) 285$9,53213$48,8570.14
Mediapolis Elementary School (7.3 miles) 420$9,07215$52,2930.10

Morning Sun Elementary School

Number of pupils130
Funding per pupil$20,579
Pupils per teacher12
Average teacher salary$40,150
Diversity index0.12

Wapello Senior High School (6.62 miles)

Number of pupils228
Funding per pupil$21,760
Pupils per teacher13
Average teacher salary$57,118
Diversity index0.27

Wapello Junior High School (6.62 miles)

Number of pupils119
Funding per pupil
Pupils per teacher14
Average teacher salary$48,083
Diversity index0.21

Wapello Elementary School (6.83 miles)

Number of pupils292
Funding per pupil$12,897
Pupils per teacher12
Average teacher salary$59,589
Diversity index0.28

Mediapolis High School (7.3 miles)

Number of pupils285
Funding per pupil$9,532
Pupils per teacher13
Average teacher salary$48,857
Diversity index0.14

Mediapolis Elementary School (7.3 miles)

Number of pupils420
Funding per pupil$9,072
Pupils per teacher15
Average teacher salary$52,293
Diversity index0.10
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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.
1182ndlargest school
1162ndhighest number of FTE teachers
252ndlowest pupil-teacher ratio
1233rdhighest average teaching salary
537thhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
1030thhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
994thhighest diversity index
63rdhighest funding per pupil
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

Prekindergarten - 6th Grade: 6 hours

Kindergarten: 180 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 180 days

12th Grade: 180 days

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