Little Turtle Elementary School



Little Turtle Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Little Turtle Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 95
1 84
2 85
3 86
4 84
5 79
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Little Turtle Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Columbia City, IN in the Whitley County Cons School District. It enrolls 513 students in grades 1st through 12th. Little Turtle Elementary School is the 358th largest public school in Indiana and the 20,341st largest nationally. It has 15.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 513
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 33
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 20,341st out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Indiana: 358th out of 1,134
Student/Teacher Rank in Indiana: 254th out of 1,125
Full Time Teacher Rank in Indiana: 166th out of 1,125

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Little Turtle Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 294
(57%)
1,294
(52%)
 Female 219
(43%)
1,191
(48%)

Little Turtle Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 473
(92%)
2,292
(92%)
 Hispanic 14
(3%)
90
(4%)
 Two or More 13
(3%)
62
(2%)
 American Indian 6
(1%)
15
(1%)
 Black 5
(1%)
12
(0%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
12
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Little Turtle Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 312
(61%)
1,624
(65%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 159
(31%)
649
(26%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 42
(8%)
212
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,131 ranked schools in Indiana, Little Turtle Elementary School is ranked 607th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Little Turtle Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (39.2%) 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.

Little Turtle Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 460
2006 436
2007 458
2008 465
2009 482
2010 474
2011 510
2012 513

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.6
2006 N/A
2007 17
2008 16.1
2009 16.9
2010 16.4
2011 17.3
2012 15.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.23478260869565
2006 0.27293577981651
2007 0.30786026200873
2008 0.30322580645161
2009 0.35684647302905
2010 0.36075949367089
2011 0.38823529411765
2012 0.39181286549708

Compare Little Turtle Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,550.0% 15.5:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,669.7% 16.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 39.2%
 
State Average 52.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Little Turtle Elementary School
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Public KG - 05 513 15.5:1  
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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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