Howard E Thirkill Primary School



Howard E Thirkill Primary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Howard E Thirkill Primary School Students by Grade
PK 14
K 63
1 47
2 74
3 58
4 79
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Howard E Thirkill Primary School is a public elementary school located in Soda Springs, ID in the Soda Springs Joint School District. It enrolls 335 students in grades 1st through 12th. Howard E Thirkill Primary School is the 225th largest public school in Idaho and the 38,051st largest nationally. It has 20.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 335
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 16
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 38,051st out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Idaho: 225th out of 399
Student/Teacher Rank in Idaho: 254th out of 391
Full Time Teacher Rank in Idaho: 248th out of 391

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Howard E Thirkill Primary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 169
(50%)
294
(51%)
 Male 166
(50%)
287
(49%)

Howard E Thirkill Primary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 306
(91%)
534
(92%)
 Hispanic 17
(5%)
28
(5%)
 Black 6
(2%)
8
(1%)
 Two or More 4
(1%)
7
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(1%)
4
(1%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Howard E Thirkill Primary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 211
(63%)
364
(63%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 97
(29%)
157
(27%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 27
(8%)
60
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 384 ranked schools in Idaho, Howard E Thirkill Primary School is ranked 262nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Howard E Thirkill Primary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (37.0%) is 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.

Howard E Thirkill Primary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 246
2006 330
2007 341
2008 348
2009 346
2010 342
2011 309
2012 335

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.8
2006 20.6
2007 21.6
2008 22.6
2009 21
2010 22.1
2011 19.9
2012 20.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.36585365853659
2006 0.36060606060606
2007 0.34897360703812
2008 0.29597701149425
2009 0.32658959537572
2010 0.31578947368421
2011 0.40129449838188
2012 0.37014925373134

Compare Howard E Thirkill Primary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,876.4% 18.8:1
 
2,090.0% 20.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 37.0%
 
State Average 51.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Howard E Thirkill Primary School
Soda Springs, ID
Public PK - 04 335 20.9:1  
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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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