Priest River Elementary School



Priest River Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Priest River Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 26
K 40
1 51
2 56
3 61
4 52
5 63
6 77
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Priest River Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Priest River, ID in the West Bonner County School District. It enrolls 426 students in grades 1st through 12th. Priest River Elementary School is the 159th largest public school in Idaho and the 28,925th largest nationally. It has 18.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 426
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 22.58
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 28,925th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Idaho: 159th out of 399
Student/Teacher Rank in Idaho: 171st out of 391
Full Time Teacher Rank in Idaho: 126th out of 391

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Priest River Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 242
(57%)
326
(54%)
 Female 184
(43%)
274
(46%)

Priest River Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 380
(89%)
538
(90%)
 Two or More 24
(6%)
32
(5%)
 Hispanic 16
(4%)
23
(4%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
4
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Black 1
(0%)
1
(0%)

Priest River Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 264
(62%)
370
(62%)
 Not Eligible 117
(27%)
160
(27%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 45
(11%)
70
(12%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 384 ranked schools in Idaho, Priest River Elementary School is ranked 71st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Priest River Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (72.5%) is significantly 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.

Priest River Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 561
2006 597
2007 585
2008 527
2009 530
2010 443
2011 423
2012 426

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.9
2006 20.2
2007 18.2
2008 16.8
2009 18
2010 16.7
2011 17.2
2012 18.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.50445632798574
2006 0.50753768844221
2007 0.35897435897436
2008 0.55977229601518
2009 0.57924528301887
2010 0.58465011286682
2011 0.56501182033097
2012 0.72535211267606

Compare Priest River Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,876.4% 18.8:1
 
1,890.0% 18.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 51.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 72.5%
 

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Public PK - 06 426 18.9:1  
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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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