Peifer Elementary School



Peifer Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Peifer Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 28
K 84
1 105
2 100
3 110
4 110
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Peifer Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Schererville, IN in the Lake Central School Corporation. It enrolls 537 students in grades 1st through 12th. Peifer Elementary School is the 302nd largest public school in Indiana and the 18,169th largest nationally. It has 20.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 537
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 26
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 18,169th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Indiana: 302nd out of 1,134
Student/Teacher Rank in Indiana: 919th out of 1,125
Full Time Teacher Rank in Indiana: 442nd out of 1,125

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Peifer Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 308
(57%)
3,477
(52%)
 Female 229
(43%)
3,243
(48%)

Peifer Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 380
(71%)
5,016
(75%)
 Hispanic 88
(16%)
936
(14%)
 Black 39
(7%)
313
(5%)
 Two or More 22
(4%)
218
(3%)
 Asian 6
(1%)
204
(3%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
33
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Peifer Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 376
(70%)
5,295
(79%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 125
(23%)
1,094
(16%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 36
(7%)
331
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,131 ranked schools in Indiana, Peifer Elementary School is ranked 748th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Peifer Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (30.0%) 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.

Peifer Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 649
2006 610
2007 576
2008 506
2009 511
2010 561
2011 550
2012 537

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.9
2006 N/A
2007 18.6
2008 16.2
2009 16
2010 15.9
2011 17.2
2012 20.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.17411402157165
2006 0.18196721311475
2007 0.20833333333333
2008 0.21739130434783
2009 0.2426614481409
2010 0.24242424242424
2011 0.29636363636364
2012 0.29981378026071

Compare Peifer Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,669.7% 16.7:1
 
2,070.0% 20.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 30.0%
 
State Average 52.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Public PK - 04 537 20.7:1  
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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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