Carl J Polk Elementary School



Carl J Polk Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Carl J Polk Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 34
2 36
3 47
4 31
5 46
6 25
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Carl J Polk Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Lake Station, IN in the Lake Station Community School District. It enrolls 219 students in grades 1st through 12th. Carl J Polk Elementary School is the 1,032nd largest public school in Indiana and the 47,111th largest nationally. It has 14.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 219
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 15
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 47,111th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Indiana: 1,032nd out of 1,134
Student/Teacher Rank in Indiana: 162nd out of 1,125
Full Time Teacher Rank in Indiana: 975th out of 1,125

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Carl J Polk Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 121
(55%)
452
(52%)
 Female 98
(45%)
425
(48%)

Carl J Polk Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 124
(57%)
489
(56%)
 Hispanic 74
(34%)
310
(35%)
 Black 9
(4%)
53
(6%)
 Two or More 9
(4%)
19
(2%)
 American Indian 2
(1%)
3
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Carl J Polk Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 156
(71%)
628
(72%)
 Not Eligible 41
(19%)
174
(20%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 22
(10%)
75
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,131 ranked schools in Indiana, Carl J Polk Elementary School is ranked 679th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Carl J Polk Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (81.3%) 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.

Carl J Polk Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 186
2006 196
2007 189
2008 174
2009 198
2010 219
2011 222
2012 219

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.2
2006 N/A
2007 17.2
2008 16.1
2009 17.8
2010 21.4
2011 N/A
2012 14.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.63440860215054
2006 0.81122448979592
2007 0.84656084656085
2008 0.79310344827586
2009 0.85858585858586
2010 0.76712328767123
2011 0.82432432432432
2012 0.81278538812785

Compare Carl J Polk Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,460.0% 14.6:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,669.7% 16.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 81.3%
 

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Public 01 - 06 219 14.6:1  
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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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