South Central Elementary School



South Central Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

South Central Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 4
K 61
1 66
2 59
3 64
4 73
5 62
6 65
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

South Central Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Union Mills, IN in the South Central Community School Corporation. It enrolls 454 students in grades 1st through 12th. South Central Elementary School is the 522nd largest public school in Indiana and the 26,042nd largest nationally. It has 18.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 454
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 24.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 26,042nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Indiana: 522nd out of 1,134
Student/Teacher Rank in Indiana: 665th out of 1,125
Full Time Teacher Rank in Indiana: 546th out of 1,125

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South Central Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 228
(50%)
228
(50%)
 Female 226
(50%)
226
(50%)

South Central Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 421
(93%)
421
(93%)
 Hispanic 20
(4%)
20
(4%)
 Two or More 9
(2%)
9
(2%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
3
(1%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Black 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

South Central Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 308
(68%)
308
(68%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 116
(26%)
116
(26%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 30
(7%)
30
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,131 ranked schools in Indiana, South Central Elementary School is ranked 802nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of South Central Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (32.2%) 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.

South Central Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 412
2006 412
2007 421
2008 445
2009 418
2010 440
2011 459
2012 454

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.6
2006 N/A
2007 17.8
2008 19.7
2009 18.3
2010 20.8
2011 18
2012 18.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.14320388349515
2006 0.1747572815534
2007 0.17814726840855
2008 0.18426966292135
2009 0.23444976076555
2010 0.27045454545455
2011 0.32244008714597
2012 0.3215859030837

Compare South Central Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,669.7% 16.7:1
 
1,850.0% 18.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 32.2%
 
State Average 52.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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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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