Chief Joseph Elementary School



Chief Joseph Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Chief Joseph Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 104
1 99
2 77
3 95
4 81
5 79
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Chief Joseph Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Meridian, ID in the Meridian Joint School District. It enrolls 535 students in grades 1st through 12th. Chief Joseph Elementary School is the 85th largest public school in Idaho and the 18,347th largest nationally. It has 18.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 535
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 29.23
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 18,347th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Idaho: 85th out of 399
Student/Teacher Rank in Idaho: 141st out of 391
Full Time Teacher Rank in Idaho: 45th out of 391

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Chief Joseph Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 289
(54%)
13,410
(52%)
 Female 246
(46%)
12,549
(48%)

Chief Joseph Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 422
(79%)
21,803
(84%)
 Hispanic 77
(14%)
2,216
(9%)
 Two or More 15
(3%)
798
(3%)
 Asian 12
(2%)
626
(2%)
 Black 4
(1%)
319
(1%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
139
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
58
(0%)

Chief Joseph Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 256
(48%)
6,837
(26%)
 Not Eligible 236
(44%)
17,784
(69%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 43
(8%)
1,338
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 384 ranked schools in Idaho, Chief Joseph Elementary School is ranked 78th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Chief Joseph Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (55.9%) is slightly higher than the state average of 51.4%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Chief Joseph Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 565
2006 568
2007 558
2008 557
2009 535
2010 498
2011 524
2012 535

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.7
2006 21.4
2007 22.1
2008 22.5
2009 20.8
2010 18.4
2011 18.7
2012 18.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.30796460176991
2006 0.2306338028169
2007 0.27956989247312
2008 0.31238779174147
2009 0.34018691588785
2010 0.46586345381526
2011 0.56679389312977
2012 0.5588785046729

Compare Chief Joseph Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,830.0% 18.3:1
 
1,876.4% 18.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 51.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 55.9%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Chief Joseph Elementary School
Meridian, ID
Public PK - 05 535 18.3:1  
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Meridian Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 429 17.6:1 2 miles
Meridian Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 1,018 19.9:1 2 miles
Prospect Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 775 22.4:1 2 miles
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Private KG - 06 59 11:1 3 miles
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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