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Delaware Elementary School (leave a review)
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+1 (515) 262-3197

4401 E 46Th St

Des Moines, Iowa


About Delaware Elementary School
Prekindergarten - 5th Grade

Delaware Elementary School is located in the Southeast Polk Comm School District of the state of Iowa. It is one of 11 schools in its district.

Classified as a regular school, it teaches pupils from Prekindergarten to 5th Grade and has an enrolment of 484 students - compared to other schools in Iowa, this is a relatively average sized school.

In recent years, the number of teachers has remained static while the pupil population has remained static in a similar timeframe.

At Delaware Elementary School, the average teaching salary of $61,595 is higher 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
Delaware Elementary School 484$1,91715$61,5950.36
Hoyt Middle School (1.49 miles) 510$11,43413$55,4760.64
Brubaker Elementary School (1.52 miles) 697$11,10412$56,3220.65
Willowbrook Elementary School (2.02 miles) 570$1,76516$60,9500.34
McKee Elementary School (2.03 miles) 250$8,446230.65
Goodrell Middle School (2.44 miles) 632$9,34016$58,8660.60

Delaware Elementary School

Number of pupils484
Funding per pupil$1,917
Pupils per teacher15
Average teacher salary$61,595
Diversity index0.36

Hoyt Middle School (1.49 miles)

Number of pupils510
Funding per pupil$11,434
Pupils per teacher13
Average teacher salary$55,476
Diversity index0.64

Brubaker Elementary School (1.52 miles)

Number of pupils697
Funding per pupil$11,104
Pupils per teacher12
Average teacher salary$56,322
Diversity index0.65

Willowbrook Elementary School (2.02 miles)

Number of pupils570
Funding per pupil$1,765
Pupils per teacher16
Average teacher salary$60,950
Diversity index0.34

McKee Elementary School (2.03 miles)

Number of pupils250
Funding per pupil$8,446
Pupils per teacher23
Average teacher salary
Diversity index0.65

Goodrell Middle School (2.44 miles)

Number of pupils632
Funding per pupil$9,340
Pupils per teacher16
Average teacher salary$58,866
Diversity index0.60
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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.
290thlargest school
351sthighest number of FTE teachers
964thlowest pupil-teacher ratio
301sthighest average teaching salary
600thhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
1109thhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
371sthighest diversity index
1259thhighest funding per pupil
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

Prekindergarten - 5th Grade: 6 hours

Kindergarten: 180 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 180 days

12th Grade: 180 days

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