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Cornell Elementary School (leave a review)
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+1 (515) 244-8173

5817 Ne 3Rd St

Des Moines, Iowa


About Cornell Elementary School
Prekindergarten - 4th Grade

Cornell Elementary School is located in the Saydel Comm School District of the state of Iowa. It is one of 3 schools in its district.

Cornell 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 508 students.

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 $51,160, which is lower than the Iowa state average of $57,167.

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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
Cornell Elementary School 508$2,50515$51,1600.36
Saydel High School (0.41 miles) 430$3,05313$52,4260.24
Woodside Middle School (0.63 miles) 393$2,83313$48,7340.31
Madison Elementary School (2.24 miles) 317$12,66912$58,9250.69
Crocker Elementary School (2.65 miles) 643$10,16116$53,8390.25
Findley Elementary School (2.86 miles) 344$12,72512$55,7710.74

Cornell Elementary School

Number of pupils508
Funding per pupil$2,505
Pupils per teacher15
Average teacher salary$51,160
Diversity index0.36

Saydel High School (0.41 miles)

Number of pupils430
Funding per pupil$3,053
Pupils per teacher13
Average teacher salary$52,426
Diversity index0.24

Woodside Middle School (0.63 miles)

Number of pupils393
Funding per pupil$2,833
Pupils per teacher13
Average teacher salary$48,734
Diversity index0.31

Madison Elementary School (2.24 miles)

Number of pupils317
Funding per pupil$12,669
Pupils per teacher12
Average teacher salary$58,925
Diversity index0.69

Crocker Elementary School (2.65 miles)

Number of pupils643
Funding per pupil$10,161
Pupils per teacher16
Average teacher salary$53,839
Diversity index0.25

Findley Elementary School (2.86 miles)

Number of pupils344
Funding per pupil$12,725
Pupils per teacher12
Average teacher salary$55,771
Diversity index0.74
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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.
263rdlargest school
287thhighest number of FTE teachers
894thlowest pupil-teacher ratio
863rdhighest average teaching salary
788thhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
937thhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
375thhighest diversity index
1208thhighest 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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