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Runnells Elementary School (leave a review)
Contact Information

+1 (515) 966-2068

6575 Se 116Th Street

Runnells, Iowa


About Runnells Elementary School
Kindergarten - 5th Grade

Runnells 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.

Runnells Elementary School is a regular school, specialising in Kindergarten to 5th Grade. Compared to other schools in Iowa, this is a relatively average sized school since it has an enrolment of 284 students.

The number of teachers at Runnells Elementary School has remained static in recent years, and you can see from the pyramid chart on this page that the pupil population has lately remained static.

The average teacher's salary is $64,141, which is higher 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

This school is not eligible for Title I funding. 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
Runnells Elementary School 284$1,33917$64,1410.19
Hartford Upper Elementar (4.65 miles) 301$8,48821$52,6720.26
Southeast Polk Junior High School (6.96 miles) 1036$2,03617$59,5880.28
Carlisle Elementary School (7.02 miles) 742$8,46114$53,9480.23
Carlisle High School (7.02 miles) 637$8,64717$55,5780.21
Southeast Polk High School (7.04 miles) 2060$1,48618$61,9970.29

Runnells Elementary School

Number of pupils284
Funding per pupil$1,339
Pupils per teacher17
Average teacher salary$64,141
Diversity index0.19

Hartford Upper Elementar (4.65 miles)

Number of pupils301
Funding per pupil$8,488
Pupils per teacher21
Average teacher salary$52,672
Diversity index0.26

Southeast Polk Junior High School (6.96 miles)

Number of pupils1036
Funding per pupil$2,036
Pupils per teacher17
Average teacher salary$59,588
Diversity index0.28

Carlisle Elementary School (7.02 miles)

Number of pupils742
Funding per pupil$8,461
Pupils per teacher14
Average teacher salary$53,948
Diversity index0.23

Carlisle High School (7.02 miles)

Number of pupils637
Funding per pupil$8,647
Pupils per teacher17
Average teacher salary$55,578
Diversity index0.21

Southeast Polk High School (7.04 miles)

Number of pupils2060
Funding per pupil$1,486
Pupils per teacher18
Average teacher salary$61,997
Diversity index0.29
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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.
757thlargest school
943rdhighest number of FTE teachers
1230thlowest pupil-teacher ratio
230thhighest average teaching salary
1075thhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
992ndhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
692ndhighest diversity index
1308thhighest funding per pupil
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

Kindergarten - 5th Grade: 6 hours

Kindergarten: 180 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 180 days

12th Grade: 180 days

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