Southern Wells Elementary School



Southern Wells Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Southern Wells Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 65
1 65
2 59
3 58
4 55
5 57
6 80
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Southern Wells Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Poneto, IN in the Southern Wells Community School District. It enrolls 439 students in grades 1st through 12th. Southern Wells Elementary School is the 566th largest public school in Indiana and the 27,570th largest nationally. It has 16.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 439
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 27
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 27,570th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Indiana: 566th out of 1,134
Student/Teacher Rank in Indiana: 360th out of 1,125
Full Time Teacher Rank in Indiana: 391st out of 1,125

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Southern Wells Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 221
(50%)
221
(50%)
 Female 218
(50%)
218
(50%)

Southern Wells Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 432
(98%)
432
(98%)
 Hispanic 6
(1%)
6
(1%)
 Black 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Southern Wells Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 296
(67%)
296
(67%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 126
(29%)
126
(29%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 17
(4%)
17
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,131 ranked schools in Indiana, Southern Wells Elementary School is ranked 814th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Southern Wells Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (32.6%) 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.

Southern Wells Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 379
2006 374
2007 359
2008 379
2009 385
2010 407
2011 410
2012 439

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.8
2006 N/A
2007 15.5
2008 15.7
2009 17.8
2010 21.5
2011 15.8
2012 16.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.18997361477573
2006 0.20588235294118
2007 0.22841225626741
2008 0.27968337730871
2009 0.33246753246753
2010 0.32678132678133
2011 0.35609756097561
2012 0.32574031890661

Compare Southern Wells Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,630.0% 16.3:1
 
1,669.7% 16.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 32.6%
 
State Average 52.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Southern Wells Elementary School
Poneto, IN
Public KG - 06 439 16.3:1  
Montpelier School
Montpelier, IN
Public KG - 06 228 15.2:1 5 miles
Salamonie School
Warren, IN
Public KG - 05 247 13.7:1 10 miles
Pennville Elementary School
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Public KG - 05 92 7.4:1 11 miles
Lone Pine School
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Private 01 - 08 54 27:1 11 miles
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Public KG - 04 595 19.2:1 11 miles
Bluffton-Harrison Middle School
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Public 05 - 08 402 14.4:1 11 miles
Kingdom Academy of Bluffton
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Private KG - 12 56 10:1 12 miles
Eastbrook North Elementary
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Public KG - 06 347 15.1:1 12 miles
North Side Elementary School
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Public 04 - 06 329 18.3:1 12 miles
Southside Elementary School
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Public KG - 03 415 20.8:1 13 miles
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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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