Lester B Sommer Elementary School



Lester B Sommer Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Lester B Sommer Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 42
1 38
2 35
3 55
4 40
5 53
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Lester B Sommer Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Crawfordsville, IN in the North Montgomery Community School Corporation. It enrolls 263 students in grades 1st through 12th. Lester B Sommer Elementary School is the 961st largest public school in Indiana and the 44,206th largest nationally. It has 18.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 263
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 14
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 44,206th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Indiana: 961st out of 1,134
Student/Teacher Rank in Indiana: 707th out of 1,125
Full Time Teacher Rank in Indiana: 1,015th out of 1,125

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Lester B Sommer Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 132
(50%)
712
(52%)
 Female 131
(50%)
666
(48%)

Lester B Sommer Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 237
(90%)
1,284
(93%)
 Hispanic 16
(6%)
44
(3%)
 Asian 5
(2%)
11
(1%)
 Two or More 3
(1%)
23
(2%)
 Black 2
(1%)
11
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

Lester B Sommer Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 129
(49%)
812
(59%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 102
(39%)
447
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 32
(12%)
119
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,131 ranked schools in Indiana, Lester B Sommer Elementary School is ranked 849th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Lester B Sommer Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (51.0%) is slightly 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.

Lester B Sommer Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 323
2006 301
2007 309
2008 301
2009 307
2010 285
2011 284
2012 263

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.1
2006 N/A
2007 17.2
2008 16.7
2009 17.1
2010 18.6
2011 16.7
2012 18.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.29411764705882
2006 0.31893687707641
2007 0.33009708737864
2008 0.38538205980066
2009 0.48208469055375
2010 0.44912280701754
2011 0.47183098591549
2012 0.50950570342205

Compare Lester B Sommer Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,669.7% 16.7:1
 
1,880.0% 18.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 51.0%
 
State Average 52.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Lester B Sommer Elementary School
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Public KG - 05 263 18.8:1  
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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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