Hershey Elementary School



Hershey Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Hershey Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 90
1 85
2 90
3 103
4 106
5 100
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Hershey Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Lafayette, IN in the Tippecanoe School Corporation. It enrolls 574 students in grades 1st through 12th. Hershey Elementary School is the 242nd largest public school in Indiana and the 15,143rd largest nationally. It has 20.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 574
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 28
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 15,143rd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Indiana: 242nd out of 1,134
Student/Teacher Rank in Indiana: 898th out of 1,125
Full Time Teacher Rank in Indiana: 345th out of 1,125

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Hershey Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 288
(50%)
4,434
(51%)
 Female 286
(50%)
4,209
(49%)

Hershey Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 530
(92%)
6,499
(75%)
 Two or More 25
(4%)
409
(5%)
 Hispanic 11
(2%)
1,138
(13%)
 Asian 5
(1%)
229
(3%)
 Black 3
(1%)
345
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
5
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
18
(0%)

Hershey Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 445
(78%)
5,239
(61%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 97
(17%)
2,857
(33%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 32
(6%)
547
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,131 ranked schools in Indiana, Hershey Elementary School is ranked 866th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Hershey Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (22.5%) is significantly 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.

Hershey Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 743
2006 730
2007 716
2008 738
2009 737
2010 783
2011 567
2012 574

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21
2006 N/A
2007 18.6
2008 19.3
2009 20
2010 22.9
2011 19.9
2012 20.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.13862718707941
2006 0.13561643835616
2007 0.15782122905028
2008 0.18021680216802
2009 0.23202170963365
2010 0.20306513409962
2011 0.1957671957672
2012 0.22473867595819

Compare Hershey Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,669.7% 16.7:1
 
2,050.0% 20.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 22.5%
 
State Average 52.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Public KG - 05 574 20.5:1  
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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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