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Pella Community School District


Pella Community School District is located close to the center of Iowa. Pella Community School District has 187.90 square miles of land area and 5.70 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Pella Community School District population is 15,556. Pella Community School District median household income is $66,204 in 2010-2014. Pella Community School District median house value is $176,000 in 2010-2014. On average, Pella Community School District is much better than the state average in quality.

Type:Regular Local School District
Grade:Prekindergarten to Grade 12
Number of Schools:5
Population15,556 (2010-2014), rank #35
Population Growth4.38% since 2005-2009, see rank
Population Density:80.35/sq mi, rank #51
Median Household Income:$66,204 at 2010-2014—4.31% increase since 2005-2009, rank #41
Median House Price:$176,000 at 2010-2014—7.12% increase since 2005-2009, rank #26
Time Zone:Central GMT -6:00 with Daylight Saving in the Summer
Land Area:187.90 sq mi, rank #104
Water Area:5.70 sq mi (2.95%), rank #14
County:Marion County, Mahaska County, Jasper County
City:Otley, Pella, Knoxville, Harvey, Leighton, Lynnville, New Sharon, Oskaloosa, Reasnor
Zip:50214, 50219, 50138, 50119, 50143, 50153, 50207, 52577, 50232
Area:Pella, IA;Oskaloosa, IA;Newton, IA
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Pella Community School District Map, Border, and Nearby Locations

210 East University St
Pella IA, 50219, Marion County
Phone: 641-628-1111

Students and Teachers

      2013-2014         2012-2013         2011-2012         2010-2011         2009-2010         2008-2009         2007-2008    
Total Students:2,2332,2572,2512,2712,2162,2692,256
English Language Learner Students:26344141384336
Total Teachers:153.12151.92148.74147.74148.80146.80144.40
Total Other Staff:160.04157.68131.83138.46144.00143.70136.70
Instructional Aides:67.5966.9950.5250.2752.0051.7043.60
Instructional Coordinators & Supervisors:
Total Guidance Counselors:4.514.514.
Elementary Guidance Counselors:NA3.513.
Secondary Guidance Counselors:NA1.
Other Guidance Counselors:4.51NANANANANANA
Librarians/Media Specialists:1.502.502.502.502.503.003.00
Library/Media Support:3.004.504.505.004.704.904.70
District Administrators:3.405.
District Administrative Support:9.506.656.156.154.804.804.30
School Administrators:
School Administrative Support:7.698.698.007.698.408.208.70
Student Support Services:7.574.324.325.
Other Support Services:48.2846.5239.8445.6555.4055.9055.90
Student-Teacher Ratio:14.5814.8615.1315.3714.8915.4615.62


Jefferson IntermediateGrade 4 to Grade 6   801 East 13th St, Pella IA 50219
Lincoln Elementary SchoolPrekindergarten to Grade 3   1102 Broadway, Pella IA 50219
Madison Elementary School Prekindergarten to Grade 3   950 East University St, Pella IA 50219
Pella High SchoolGrade 9 to Grade 12   212 East University St, Pella IA 50219
Pella Middle SchoolGrade 7 to Grade 8   613 East 13th, Pella IA 50219

Test Performance

YearTestGradeMeasurementScoreState Average
IA Test
2012Math11th Grade% met std92.17%82.81%
2013Math11th Grade% met std85.33%82.19%
2012Reading11th Grade% met std95.18%83.97%
2013Reading11th Grade% met std86.00%83.26%
2012Math3rd Grade% met std75.29%79.02%
2013Math3rd Grade% met std83.33%77.80%
2012Reading3rd Grade% met std85.88%76.41%
2013Reading3rd Grade% met std97.92%76.30%
2012Math4th Grade% met std80.13%78.03%
2013Math4th Grade% met std81.03%79.00%
2012Reading4th Grade% met std84.11%74.25%
2013Reading4th Grade% met std86.21%75.51%
2012Math5th Grade% met std86.54%77.96%
2013Math5th Grade% met std88.68%79.10%
2012Reading5th Grade% met std86.54%74.27%
2013Reading5th Grade% met std89.31%75.72%
2012Math6th Grade% met std72.60%71.48%
2013Math6th Grade% met std80.79%73.04%
2012Reading6th Grade% met std80.14%64.44%
2013Reading6th Grade% met std79.47%65.78%
2012Math7th Grade% met std95.08%78.81%
2013Math7th Grade% met std86.58%78.31%
2012Reading7th Grade% met std90.71%67.39%
2013Reading7th Grade% met std77.85%68.56%
2012Math8th Grade% met std84.21%74.62%
2013Math8th Grade% met std92.90%74.59%
2012Reading8th Grade% met std79.41%66.08%
2013Reading8th Grade% met std81.97%66.34%

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School District Fiscal Information

Total Revenue:$25,955,000$11,530 $24,613,000$10,838 $22,322,000$10,073 
Total Expenditures:$21,841,000$9,703 $20,729,000$9,128 $22,999,000$10,379 
Total Current Expenditures:$19,902,000$8,841 $18,811,000$8,283 $18,345,000$8,278 
Instructional Expenditures:$13,188,000$5,85966.3%$12,623,000$5,55867.1%$12,260,000$5,53266.8%
Student and Staff Support:$1,436,000$6387.2%$1,103,000$4865.9%$1,032,000$4665.6%
Operations, Food, Other:$3,712,000$1,64918.7%$3,547,000$1,56218.9%$3,430,000$1,54818.7%
Total Capital Outlay:$1,005,000$446 $951,000$419 $3,626,000$1,636 
Construction:$304,000$135 $390,000$172 $2,973,000$1,342 
Total Other:$54,000$24 $51,000$22 $53,000$24 
Interest on Debt:$639,000$284 $694,000$306 $755,000$341 
Total Salary:$12,852,000$5,709 $12,747,000$5,613 $12,614,000$5,692 
Instruction/Teacher Salary:$9,299,000$4,13172.4%$9,386,000$4,13373.6%$9,182,000$4,14472.8%
Other Salary:$3,553,000$1,57827.6%$3,361,000$1,48026.4%$3,432,000$1,54927.2%
Total Benefit:$4,166,000$1,851 $3,519,000$1,550 $3,347,000$1,510 
Instruction/Teacher Benefit:$3,044,000$1,35273.1%$2,601,000$1,14573.9%$2,449,000$1,10573.2%
Other Benefit:$1,122,000$49826.9%$918,000$40426.1%$898,000$40526.8%

Teacher's Experience and Compensation

    2007     2006  
Teachers with Bachelor Degree:66.0%78.8%
Teachers with Master or PhD Degree:34.0%21.2%
Mean Number of Years of Teaching:16.0 years17.0 years
Teachers with 5 Years of Experience of Less:19.0%23.2%
Teachers with 6-10 Years of Experience:17.0%10.1%
Teachers with 11-20 Years of Experience:26.0%25.3%
Teachers with 21-30 Years of Experience:29.0%30.3%
Teachers with 31 Years of Experience or More:9.0%11.1%
Mean Base Salary:$44,521.0$43,012.0
Mean Base Salary of Teachers with 5 Years of Experience of Less:$32,111.0$31,679.0
Mean Base Salary of Teachers with 6-10 Years of Experience:$38,909.0$37,477.0
Mean Base Salary of Teachers with 11-20 Years of Experience:$46,539.0$44,519.0
Mean Base Salary of Teachers with 21-30 Years of Experience:$50,482.0$48,534.0
Mean Base Salary of Teachers with 31 Years of Experience or More:$56,283.0$53,258.0

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