Park Elementary



Park Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Park Elementary Students by Grade
PK 57
K 77
1 71
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Park Elementary is a public elementary school located in Columbus, KS in the Columbus School District. It enrolls 205 students in grades 1st through 12th. Park Elementary is the 546th largest public school in Kansas and the 47,841st largest nationally. It has 14.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 205
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 14.2
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 47,841st out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Kansas: 546th out of 745
Student/Teacher Rank in Kansas: 392nd out of 692
Full Time Teacher Rank in Kansas: 539th out of 692

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Park Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 104
(51%)
367
(50%)
 Male 101
(49%)
363
(50%)

Park Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 182
(89%)
633
(87%)
 Two or More 8
(4%)
35
(5%)
 American Indian 6
(3%)
25
(3%)
 Hispanic 6
(3%)
25
(3%)
 Black 3
(1%)
9
(1%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Park Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 112
(55%)
363
(50%)
 Not Eligible 74
(36%)
286
(39%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 19
(9%)
81
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 741 ranked schools in Kansas, Park Elementary is ranked 382nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Park Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (63.9%) is slightly higher than the state average of 52.9%. 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.

Park Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 164
2006 147
2007 198
2008 205
2009 204
2010 201
2011 207
2012 205

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.9
2006 10.9
2007 15.7
2008 15.5
2009 15.6
2010 13.3
2011 13.9
2012 14.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.6280487804878
2006 0.74829931972789
2007 0.51010101010101
2008 0.55121951219512
2009 0.54411764705882
2010 0.55721393034826
2011 0.60869565217391
2012 0.6390243902439

Compare Park Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,367.1% 13.7:1
 
1,440.0% 14.4:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.9%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 63.9%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Park Elementary
Columbus, KS
Public PK - 01 205 14.4:1  
Central Elementary
Columbus, KS
Public 04 - 08 370 11.2:1 1 miles
Highland Elementary
Columbus, KS
Public 02 - 03 155 13.4:1 1 miles
Weir Elementary
Weir, KS
Public PK - 06 124 12.2:1 10 miles
Riverton Middle School
Riverton, KS
Public 06 - 08 190 12.2:1 10 miles
Riverton Elementary
Riverton, KS
Public PK - 05 355 12.7:1 10 miles
Baxter Springs Middle School
Baxter Springs, KS
Public 06 - 08 229 15.8:1 12 miles
Central Elementary
Baxter Springs, KS
Public 03 - 05 235 14.2:1 12 miles
Lincoln Elementary
Baxter Springs, KS
Public PK - 02 297 14.1:1 12 miles
Cherokee Elementary
Cherokee, KS
Public KG - 08 234 12.6:1 13 miles
St Mary'S Elementary School
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Private PK - 06 345 16:1 19 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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