Van Rensselaer Elementary School



Van Rensselaer Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Van Rensselaer Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 109
4 116
5 107
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Van Rensselaer Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Rensselaer, IN in the Rensselaer Central School Corporation. It enrolls 332 students in grades 1st through 12th. Van Rensselaer Elementary School is the 814th largest public school in Indiana and the 38,349th largest nationally. It has 15.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 332
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 21
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 38,349th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Indiana: 814th out of 1,134
Student/Teacher Rank in Indiana: 288th out of 1,125
Full Time Teacher Rank in Indiana: 708th out of 1,125

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Van Rensselaer Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 167
(50%)
624
(52%)
 Female 165
(50%)
581
(48%)

Van Rensselaer Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 304
(92%)
1,075
(89%)
 Hispanic 21
(6%)
87
(7%)
 Two or More 6
(2%)
32
(3%)
 Black 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
6
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Van Rensselaer Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 154
(46%)
591
(49%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 146
(44%)
504
(42%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 32
(10%)
110
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

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

The percentage of Van Rensselaer Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (53.6%) 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.

Van Rensselaer Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 529
2006 501
2007 514
2008 526
2009 531
2010 510
2011 480
2012 332

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.2
2006 N/A
2007 15.5
2008 15.9
2009 17.1
2010 18.7
2011 17.1
2012 15.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.39697542533081
2006 0.44311377245509
2007 0.45719844357977
2008 0.53231939163498
2009 0.60640301318267
2010 0.56274509803922
2011 0.58541666666667
2012 0.53614457831325

Compare Van Rensselaer Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,580.0% 15.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,669.7% 16.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.4%
 
This School 53.6%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Van Rensselaer Elementary School
Rensselaer, IN
Public 03 - 05 332 15.8:1  
Rensselaer Middle School
Rensselaer, IN
Public 06 - 08 420 14.5:1 1 miles
Rensselaer Central Primary School
Rensselaer, IN
Public PK - 05 453 20.6:1 1 miles
St Augustine Elementary School
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Private PK - 05 118 13:1 1 miles
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Public PK - 03 288 20.6:1 15 miles
West Central Elementary School
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Public KG - 05 366 19.7:1 15 miles
West Central Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 220 10:1 15 miles
North White Intermediate
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Public 04 - 06 196 19.6:1 15 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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