Thomas a Edison Elementary



Thomas a Edison Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Thomas a Edison Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 59
1 60
2 56
3 44
4 46
5 43
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Thomas a Edison Elementary is a public elementary school located in Kansas City, KS in the Kansas City School District. It enrolls 308 students in grades 1st through 12th. Thomas a Edison Elementary is the 385th largest public school in Kansas and the 40,515th largest nationally. It has 13.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 308
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 22.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 40,515th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Kansas: 385th out of 745
Student/Teacher Rank in Kansas: 313th out of 692
Full Time Teacher Rank in Kansas: 338th out of 692

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Thomas a Edison Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 159
(52%)
7,859
(52%)
 Female 149
(48%)
7,365
(48%)

Thomas a Edison Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 173
(56%)
7,073
(46%)
 Black 67
(22%)
5,025
(33%)
 White 63
(20%)
1,996
(13%)
 Two or More 3
(1%)
343
(2%)
 Asian 2
(1%)
702
(5%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
26
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
59
(0%)

Thomas a Edison Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 263
(85%)
12,636
(83%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 26
(8%)
1,083
(7%)
 Not Eligible 19
(6%)
1,505
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 741 ranked schools in Kansas, Thomas a Edison Elementary is ranked 121st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Thomas a Edison Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (93.8%) is significantly 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.

Thomas a Edison Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 219
2006 240
2007 258
2008 279
2009 290
2010 318
2011 288
2012 308

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.2
2006 14
2007 16.5
2008 14.4
2009 17.2
2010 16
2011 13
2012 13.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.82191780821918
2006 0.84583333333333
2007 0.87596899224806
2008 0.87813620071685
2009 0.94137931034483
2010 0.94025157232704
2011 0.94097222222222
2012 0.93831168831169

Compare Thomas a Edison Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,367.1% 13.7:1
 
1,370.0% 13.7:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.9%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 93.8%
 

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Public KG - 05 308 13.7:1  
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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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