Dighton Elementary



Dighton Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Dighton Elementary Students by Grade
PK 30
K 19
1 20
2 16
3 20
4 18
5 20
6 21
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Dighton Elementary is a public elementary school located in Dighton, KS in the Dighton School District. It enrolls 164 students in grades 1st through 12th. Dighton Elementary is the 601st largest public school in Kansas and the 49,922nd largest nationally. It has 14.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 164
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 11.6
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 49,922nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Kansas: 601st out of 745
Student/Teacher Rank in Kansas: 348th out of 692
Full Time Teacher Rank in Kansas: 590th out of 692

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Dighton Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 84
(51%)
84
(51%)
 Female 80
(49%)
80
(49%)

Dighton Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 139
(85%)
139
(85%)
 Hispanic 20
(12%)
20
(12%)
 Two or More 5
(3%)
5
(3%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Black 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Dighton Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 82
(50%)
82
(50%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 53
(32%)
53
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 29
(18%)
29
(18%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 741 ranked schools in Kansas, Dighton Elementary is ranked 537th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Dighton Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (50.0%) 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.

Dighton Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 133
2006 150
2007 146
2008 161
2009 163
2010 160
2011 150
2012 164

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.4
2006 13.3
2007 22.1
2008 14
2009 14.8
2010 16
2011 12.6
2012 14.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.54135338345865
2006 0.54666666666667
2007 0.45205479452055
2008 0.47204968944099
2009 0.42331288343558
2010 0.43125
2011 0.39333333333333
2012 0.5

Compare Dighton Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,367.1% 13.7:1
 
1,410.0% 14.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 50.0%
 
State Average 52.9%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Dighton Elementary
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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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