John I Meister Elementary School



John I Meister Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

John I Meister Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 26
1 44
2 45
3 47
4 45
5 32
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

John I Meister Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Hobart, IN in the River Forest Community School Corporation. It enrolls 239 students in grades 1st through 12th. John I Meister Elementary School is the 1,004th largest public school in Indiana and the 45,879th largest nationally. It has 21.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 239
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 21.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 11
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 45,879th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Indiana: 1,004th out of 1,134
Student/Teacher Rank in Indiana: 993rd out of 1,125
Full Time Teacher Rank in Indiana: 1,073rd out of 1,125

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John I Meister Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 120
(50%)
450
(51%)
 Female 119
(50%)
435
(49%)

John I Meister Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 114
(48%)
375
(42%)
 White 108
(45%)
405
(46%)
 Black 9
(4%)
44
(5%)
 Two or More 6
(3%)
53
(6%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
3
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
5
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

John I Meister Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 168
(70%)
668
(75%)
 Not Eligible 56
(23%)
162
(18%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 15
(6%)
55
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,131 ranked schools in Indiana, John I Meister Elementary School is ranked 665th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of John I Meister Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (76.6%) is significantly higher than the state average of 52.4%. 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.

John I Meister Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 275
2006 286
2007 248
2008 255
2009 237
2010 272
2011 246
2012 239

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.2
2006 N/A
2007 19.1
2008 17
2009 15.8
2010 19.7
2011 16.4
2012 21.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.65090909090909
2006 0.67132867132867
2007 0.70564516129032
2008 0.8
2009 0.89451476793249
2010 0.81617647058824
2011 0.80894308943089
2012 0.76569037656904

Compare John I Meister Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,669.7% 16.7:1
 
2,170.0% 21.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 76.6%
 

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Public KG - 05 239 21.7:1  
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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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