Lancaster Central School



Lancaster Central School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Lancaster Central School Students by Grade
PK 31
K 74
1 85
2 87
3 77
4 93
5 79
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Lancaster Central School is a public elementary school located in Bluffton, IN in the Northern Wells Community School District. It enrolls 526 students in grades 1st through 12th. Lancaster Central School is the 331st largest public school in Indiana and the 19,157th largest nationally. It has 18.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 526
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 29
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 19,157th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Indiana: 331st out of 1,134
Student/Teacher Rank in Indiana: 608th out of 1,125
Full Time Teacher Rank in Indiana: 306th out of 1,125

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Lancaster Central School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 286
(54%)
821
(52%)
 Female 240
(46%)
763
(48%)

Lancaster Central School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 482
(92%)
1,473
(93%)
 Hispanic 18
(3%)
46
(3%)
 Two or More 12
(2%)
36
(2%)
 Asian 8
(2%)
14
(1%)
 Black 3
(1%)
7
(0%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
8
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Lancaster Central School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 353
(67%)
1,043
(66%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 126
(24%)
405
(26%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 47
(9%)
136
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,131 ranked schools in Indiana, Lancaster Central School is ranked 701st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Lancaster Central School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (32.9%) is lower than the state average of 52.4%. 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.

Lancaster Central School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 542
2006 530
2007 516
2008 552
2009 546
2010 556
2011 564
2012 526

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.2
2006 N/A
2007 13.5
2008 14.3
2009 16.7
2010 21.1
2011 17
2012 18.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.31180811808118
2006 0.34716981132075
2007 0.31007751937984
2008 0.32427536231884
2009 0.34798534798535
2010 0.32913669064748
2011 0.36879432624113
2012 0.32889733840304

Compare Lancaster Central School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,669.7% 16.7:1
 
1,810.0% 18.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 32.9%
 
State Average 52.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Lancaster Central School
Bluffton, IN
Public PK - 05 526 18.1:1  
Norwell Middle School
Ossian, IN
Public 06 - 08 495 15:1 4 miles
Kingdom Academy of Bluffton
Bluffton, IN
Private KG - 12 56 10:1 4 miles
Bluffton-Harrison Middle School
Bluffton, IN
Public 05 - 08 402 14.4:1 5 miles
Bluffton-Harrison Elementary School
Bluffton, IN
Public KG - 04 595 19.2:1 5 miles
Bethlehem Lutheran School
Ossian, IN
Private KG - 08 63 13:1 6 miles
Ossian Elementary
Ossian, IN
Public KG - 05 563 17.1:1 7 miles
Adams Central Middle School
Monroe, IN
Public 06 - 08 268 9.6:1 12 miles
Wyneken Memorial Lutheran School
Decatur, IN
Private PK - 08 228 14:1 12 miles
Adams Central Elementary School
Monroe, IN
Public KG - 05 546 18.5:1 12 miles
St Aloysius School
Yoder, IN
Private PK - 08 87 13:1 12 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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