Hunter Elementary School



Hunter Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Hunter Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 16
K 113
1 119
2 133
3 124
4 141
5 126
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Hunter Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Meridian, ID in the Meridian Joint School District. It enrolls 772 students in grades 1st through 12th. Hunter Elementary School is the 8th largest public school in Idaho and the 4,900th largest nationally. It has 23.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 772
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 23:1
Full Time Teachers: 33.56
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 4,900th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Idaho: 8th out of 399
Student/Teacher Rank in Idaho: 341st out of 391
Full Time Teacher Rank in Idaho: 16th out of 391

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Hunter Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 426
(55%)
13,410
(52%)
 Female 346
(45%)
12,549
(48%)

Hunter Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 701
(91%)
21,803
(84%)
 Two or More 31
(4%)
798
(3%)
 Hispanic 28
(4%)
2,216
(9%)
 Asian 7
(1%)
626
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
58
(0%)
 Black 2
(0%)
319
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
139
(1%)

Hunter Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 627
(81%)
17,784
(69%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 117
(15%)
6,837
(26%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 28
(4%)
1,338
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 384 ranked schools in Idaho, Hunter Elementary School is ranked 222nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Hunter Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (18.8%) is significantly lower than the state average of 51.4%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Hunter Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 801
2006 831
2007 567
2008 647
2009 661
2010 725
2011 722
2012 772

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 22.4
2006 24.4
2007 22.7
2008 22.2
2009 20.3
2010 21
2011 20.1
2012 23

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.11735330836454
2006 0.11672683513839
2007 0.17636684303351
2008 0.16846986089645
2009 0.20272314674735
2010 0.17103448275862
2011 0.22853185595568
2012 0.18782383419689

Compare Hunter Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,876.4% 18.8:1
 
2,300.0% 23.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 18.8%
 
State Average 51.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Public PK - 05 772 23:1  
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Private PK - 12 740 13:1 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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