General Shanks Elementary School



General Shanks Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

General Shanks Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 52
1 46
2 46
3 48
4 49
5 63
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

General Shanks Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Portland, IN in the Jay School Corporation. It enrolls 304 students in grades 1st through 12th. General Shanks Elementary School is the 878th largest public school in Indiana and the 40,851st largest nationally. It has 17.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 304
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 17
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 40,851st out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Indiana: 878th out of 1,134
Student/Teacher Rank in Indiana: 581st out of 1,125
Full Time Teacher Rank in Indiana: 896th out of 1,125

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General Shanks Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 167
(55%)
1,230
(51%)
 Female 137
(45%)
1,159
(49%)

General Shanks Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 279
(92%)
2,212
(93%)
 Hispanic 17
(6%)
95
(4%)
 Two or More 6
(2%)
65
(3%)
 Asian 2
(1%)
8
(0%)
 Black 0
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
4
(0%)

General Shanks Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 138
(45%)
1,009
(42%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 130
(43%)
1,092
(46%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 36
(12%)
288
(12%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,131 ranked schools in Indiana, General Shanks Elementary School is ranked 734th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of General Shanks Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (54.6%) is slightly 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.

General Shanks Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 334
2006 344
2007 327
2008 292
2009 319
2010 309
2011 304
2012 304

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.7
2006 N/A
2007 18.5
2008 16.5
2009 19
2010 16.4
2011 14.5
2012 17.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.39221556886228
2006 0.40988372093023
2007 0.45565749235474
2008 0.42808219178082
2009 0.50156739811912
2010 0.53398058252427
2011 0.55921052631579
2012 0.54605263157895

Compare General Shanks Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,669.7% 16.7:1
 
1,790.0% 17.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.4%
 
This School 54.6%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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General Shanks Elementary School
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Public KG - 05 304 17.9:1  
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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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