Rensselaer Central Primary School



Rensselaer Central Primary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Rensselaer Central Primary School Students by Grade
PK 62
K 135
1 128
2 122
3 3
4 0
5 3
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Rensselaer Central Primary School is a public elementary school located in Rensselaer, IN in the Rensselaer Central School Corporation. It enrolls 453 students in grades 1st through 12th. Rensselaer Central Primary School is the 525th largest public school in Indiana and the 26,153rd largest nationally. It has 20.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 453
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 22
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 26,153rd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Indiana: 525th out of 1,134
Student/Teacher Rank in Indiana: 906th out of 1,125
Full Time Teacher Rank in Indiana: 650th out of 1,125

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Rensselaer Central Primary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 248
(55%)
624
(52%)
 Female 205
(45%)
581
(48%)

Rensselaer Central Primary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 391
(86%)
1,075
(89%)
 Hispanic 42
(9%)
87
(7%)
 Two or More 16
(4%)
32
(3%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
6
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Black 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Rensselaer Central Primary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 221
(49%)
591
(49%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 207
(46%)
504
(42%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 25
(6%)
110
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,131 ranked schools in Indiana, Rensselaer Central Primary School is ranked 512th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Rensselaer Central Primary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (51.2%) is slightly 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.

Rensselaer Central Primary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 279
2006 270
2007 246
2008 264
2009 267
2010 280
2011 300
2012 453

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.2
2006 N/A
2007 17.1
2008 17.6
2009 17.8
2010 19.7
2011 15.8
2012 20.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.46953405017921
2006 0.34814814814815
2007 0.50813008130081
2008 0.46969696969697
2009 0.50187265917603
2010 0.44642857142857
2011 0.50333333333333
2012 0.5121412803532

Compare Rensselaer Central Primary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,669.7% 16.7:1
 
2,060.0% 20.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 51.2%
 
State Average 52.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Rensselaer Central Primary School
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Public PK - 05 453 20.6:1  
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