Colby Elementary



Colby Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Colby Elementary Students by Grade
PK 34
K 84
1 61
2 65
3 66
4 55
5 73
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Colby Elementary is a public elementary school located in Colby, KS in the Colby Public Schools. It enrolls 438 students in grades 1st through 12th. Colby Elementary is the 174th largest public school in Kansas and the 27,681st largest nationally. It has 14.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 438
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 30.3
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 27,681st out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Kansas: 174th out of 745
Student/Teacher Rank in Kansas: 404th out of 692
Full Time Teacher Rank in Kansas: 142nd out of 692

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Colby Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 219
(50%)
332
(50%)
 Female 219
(50%)
326
(50%)

Colby Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 393
(90%)
588
(89%)
 Hispanic 32
(7%)
47
(7%)
 Two or More 5
(1%)
12
(2%)
 Black 4
(1%)
4
(1%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
3
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Colby Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 232
(53%)
370
(56%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 159
(36%)
209
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 47
(11%)
79
(12%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 741 ranked schools in Kansas, Colby Elementary is ranked 224th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Colby Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (47.0%) is slightly lower than the state average of 52.9%. 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.

Colby Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 402
2006 366
2007 403
2008 398
2009 356
2010 376
2011 385
2012 438

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.1
2006 10.9
2007 13
2008 11.3
2009 12.9
2010 13.1
2011 14
2012 14.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.39800995024876
2006 0.42896174863388
2007 0.38461538461538
2008 0.40954773869347
2009 0.4438202247191
2010 0.4813829787234
2011 0.47532467532468
2012 0.4703196347032

Compare Colby Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,367.1% 13.7:1
 
1,450.0% 14.5:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 47.0%
 
State Average 52.9%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Colby Elementary
Colby, KS
Public PK - 05 438 14.5:1  
Sacred Heart School
Colby, KS
Private PK - 05 129 8:1 1 miles
Heartland Christian School
Colby, KS
Private PK - 12 59 6:1 1 miles
Colby Middle School
Colby, KS
Public 06 - 08 220 14.2:1 1 miles
Brewster Elementary
Brewster, KS
Public PK - 08 57 7.8:1 18 miles
St Joseph School
Oakley, KS
Private PK - 05 74 8:1 22 miles
Oakley Middle School
Oakley, KS
Public 05 - 08 134 12.6:1 22 miles
Oakley Elementary
Oakley, KS
Public PK - 04 199 13.9:1 22 miles
Winona Elementary
Winona, KS
Public KG - 08 66 9.4:1 26 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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