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Wapello Elementary School (leave a review)
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+1 (319) 523-5571

505 N Cedar

Wapello, Iowa


About Wapello Elementary School
Prekindergarten - 6th Grade

Wapello Elementary School is one of 3 schools in the Wapello Comm School District of Iowa.

Classified as a regular school, it teaches pupils from Prekindergarten to 6th Grade and has an enrolment of 292 students - compared to other schools in Iowa, this is a relatively average sized school.

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 Wapello Elementary School is $59,589, 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

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
Wapello Elementary School 292$12,89712$59,5890.28
Wapello Senior High School (0.35 miles) 228$21,76013$57,1180.27
Wapello Junior High School (0.35 miles) 11914$48,0830.21
Morning Sun Elementary School (6.83 miles) 130$20,57912$40,1500.12
Louisa-Muscatine High School (8.4 miles) 263$11,09413$51,8680.24
Louisa-Muscatine Elementary (8.41 miles) 488$7,66415$54,0330.20

Wapello Elementary School

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

Wapello Senior High School (0.35 miles)

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

Wapello Junior High School (0.35 miles)

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

Morning Sun Elementary School (6.83 miles)

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

Louisa-Muscatine High School (8.4 miles)

Number of pupils263
Funding per pupil$11,094
Pupils per teacher13
Average teacher salary$51,868
Diversity index0.24

Louisa-Muscatine Elementary (8.41 miles)

Number of pupils488
Funding per pupil$7,664
Pupils per teacher15
Average teacher salary$54,033
Diversity index0.20
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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.
726thlargest school
558thhighest number of FTE teachers
210thlowest pupil-teacher ratio
396thhighest average teaching salary
293rdhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
769thhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
498thhighest diversity index
472ndhighest 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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