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Class Size/Enrollment Information

(This page can be found at: http://www.muscatine.k12.ia.us/district/class-size/)

The following data provides a snapshot of historical enrollment/class sizes and current class sizes.  An average means some individual classes may be smaller or larger, but most are a good indicator of size. The information includes elementary, middle school, and high school sizes and class averages.  In addition, the district’s long-term enrollment trend data is included.  The goal of the district has been to maintain programs, increase student services, and keep class sizes manageable during a time of significant state aid loss due to decreased enrollment.

ENROLLMENT HISTORY and PROJECTIONS and TRENDS

CLASS SIZE

Elementary Enrollment Data – 2019-20

Even with closing two K-5 locations, Muscatine School’s average class size at each grade level remains consistent. The district’s K-5 overall class size was 21.7 in 2014-2015 and in 2019-20 it is 21.6.

Comparison of the Class Sizes from 2014-15 and 2019-20:

Our average class size at each grade level remains consistent. Our district K-5 overall class size was 21.7 in 2014-15 and in the current school year it is 21.6.

Average Class Size by Grade
Year K-5 Kdg 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th
2014-15 21.7 20.2 21.7 21.4 22.0 22.7 22.4
2019-20 21.6 22.1 21.0 19.7 20.5 23.3 22.8
6 Year Average 20.6 18.9 19.9 20.3 21.0 22.0 21.6

Two-Year K-6 Building Enrollment Comparison

YEAR BUILDING K-5 ENROLLMENT 6TH GRADE ENROLLMENT
2017-2018 Colorado 251
Franklin 266
Grant 280
Jefferson 415
Madison 225
McKinley 424
Mulberry 246
2019-2020 Franklin 269 50
Grant 302 59
Jefferson 421 72
Madison 389 75
McKinley 396 81
Mulberry 252 45

Average by Elementary School Building:

SCHOOL Average # of Students
Franklin 21.3
Grant 22.6
Jefferson 21.4
Madison 22.0
McKinley 22.7
Mulberry 19.8
K-6 District Average 21.7

Average Class Size by Elementary Grade Level:

Grade Average # of Students
Kindergarten 22.1
1st 21.0
2nd 19.7
3rd 20.5
4th 23.3
5th 22.8
6th 22.5
K-6 District Average 21.7

2019-20 Average Class Size by Elementary School Grade and Building:

SCHOOL K-6 Avg. Class Size Kdg 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th
Franklin 21.3 21.0 19.0 20.0 18.5 20.0 25.5 25.0
Grant 22.6 19.3 28.0 21.5 23.0 25.5 24.0 19.7
Jefferson 21.4 23.0 23.3 21.0 25.7 24.0 17.5 18.0
Madison 22.0 23.3 20.3 20.3 19.3 24.0 22.0 25.0
McKinley 22.7 23.7 22.0 18.7 18.7 24.0 25.0 27.0
Mulberry 19.8 22.5 15.0 16.0 16.5 21.0 27.5 22.5
K-6 District 21.7 22.1 21.0 19.7 20.5 23.3 22.8 22.5

2019-20 Total Number of Students, Average Class Size, and Number of Sections per Grade Level

K-6 Total Kindergarten Grade 1
School # of Students Avg. Class Size # of Sections # of Students Avg. Class Size # of Sections # of Students Avg. Class Size # of Sections
Franklin 319 21.3 15 63 21.0 3 38 19.0 2
Grant 361 22.6 16 58 19.3 3 56 28.0 2
Jefferson 493 21.4 23 69 23.0 3 70 23.3 3
Madison 463 22.0 21 70 23.3 3 61 20.3 3
McKinley 477 22.7 21 71 23.7 3 66 22.0 3
Mulberry 297 19.8 15 45 22.5 2 45 15.0 3
District 2410 21.7 111 376 22.1 17 336 21.0 16

 

Grade 2 Grade 3 Grade 4
School # of Students Avg. Class Size # of Sections # of Students Avg. Class Size # of Sections # of Students Avg. Class Size # of Sections
Franklin 40 20.0 2 37 18.5 2 40 20.0 2
Grant 43 21.5 2 46 23.0 2 51 25.5 2
Jefferson 63 21.0 3 77 25.7 3 72 24.0 3
Madison 61 20.3 3 58 19.3 3 72 24.0 3
McKinley 56 18.7 3 56 18.7 3 72 24.0 3
Mulberry 32 16.0 2 33 16.5 2 42 21.0 2
District 295 19.7 15 307 20.5 15 349 23.3 15

Grade 5 Grade 6
School # of Students Avg. Class Size # of Sections # of Students Avg. Class Size # of Sections
Franklin 51 25.5 2 50 25.0 2
Grant 48 24.0 2 59 19.7 3
Jefferson 70 17.5 4 72 18.0 4
Madison 66 22.0 3 75 25.0 3
McKinley 75 25.0 3 81 27.0 3
Mulberry 55 27.5 2 45 22.5 2
District 365 22.8 16 382 22.5 17

Number of Students Per Section – Elementary 6th Grade

SCHOOL Grade Number of Students Number of Teachers
Franklin 6 26 1
6 24 1
Grant 6 28 2
6 31 1
Jefferson 6 19 1
6 18 1
6 18 1
6 17 1
Madison 6 25 1
6 25 1
6 25 1
McKinley 6 27 1
6 27 1
6 27 1
Mulberry 6 24 1
6 21 1
Total Sections  16
Average Students Per Teacher 22.5

Preschool Enrollment Data 2019-20

The following chart includes all students in either grade levels PK3 or PK4. The number of students shows an overall count of students.

2018-19 2019-20
PK3 (# of students) 45 51
PK4 (# of students) 115 169
Number of Students 160 220

Middle School Enrollment Data – 2019-20

The chart below shows the average number of students, per department currently at each of our middle schools.

Department School Average # of Students
English/Language Arts Central 19.2
West 20.5
ELA Average 19.8
Exploratory Central 21.2
West 19.8
Exploratory Average 20.6
Fine Arts Central 22.9
West 26.4
Fine Arts Average 24.4
Math Central 17.5
West 20.1
Math Average 18.7
Science Central 20.4
West 20.5
Science Average 20.5
Social Studies Central 22.5
West 21.2
Social Studies Average 21.9
All Departments – Average 20.6

SCHOOL Number of Students
Central Middle School 391
West 368
Total for 2019-20 759
Projected Middle School Enrollment for 2020-21 752

High School Enrollment Data – 2019-20

The following chart states the average number of students by the course.  Physical Education credit courses are not listed in this table but have an average class size of 35.55.

Course Average # of Students
Elective 15.84
English 10 19.47
English 11 23.00
English 12 21.08
English 9 19.88
Math 20.46
Science Chemistry 19.22
Science Elective 16.00
Science-Biology 17.81
Science-Physics 21.47
Social Studies Economics 20.88
Social Studies Elective 19.00
Social Studies U.S. Govt 21.25
Social Studies US History 17.84
MHS Total 17.80

The chart below shows the average number of students, per section, by department at the High School.

Department Average # of Students
Business/Family 18.82
English/Language Arts 20.03
Fine Arts 21.16
Industrial Tech 16.58
Math 20.46
Science 18.84
Social Studies 19.03
World Languages 19.16
MHS Total 19.27

OPEN ENROLLMENT 2019-20

Open Enrollment Out Comparative Data with Like-Sized Districts (except for L&M):

 

 

 

 

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