Thunder Ridge Elementary



Thunder Ridge Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Thunder Ridge Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 19
1 17
2 18
3 18
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Thunder Ridge Elementary is a public elementary school located in Kensington, KS in the Thunder Ridge School District. It enrolls 72 students in grades 1st through 12th. Thunder Ridge Elementary is the 712th largest public school in Kansas and the 53,870th largest nationally. It has 11.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 72
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 6.1
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 53,870th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Kansas: 712th out of 745
Student/Teacher Rank in Kansas: 143rd out of 692
Full Time Teacher Rank in Kansas: 672nd out of 692

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Thunder Ridge Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 37
(51%)
85
(50%)
 Female 35
(49%)
86
(50%)

Thunder Ridge Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 58
(81%)
133
(78%)
 American Indian 5
(7%)
12
(7%)
 Two or More 5
(7%)
10
(6%)
 Hispanic 2
(3%)
10
(6%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(1%)
1
(1%)
 Asian 1
(1%)
2
(1%)
 Black 0
(0%)
3
(2%)

Thunder Ridge Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 44
(61%)
88
(51%)
 Not Eligible 19
(26%)
57
(33%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 9
(13%)
26
(15%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 741 ranked schools in Kansas, Thunder Ridge Elementary is ranked 627th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Thunder Ridge Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (73.6%) is 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.

Thunder Ridge Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2008 52
2009 74
2010 72
2011 71
2012 72

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2008 14.4
2009 11.6
2010 11.2
2011 10.5
2012 11.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2008 0.5
2009 0.5
2010 0.56944444444444
2011 0.64788732394366
2012 0.73611111111111

Compare Thunder Ridge Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,180.0% 11.8:1
 
1,367.1% 13.7:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.9%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 73.6%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Thunder Ridge Elementary
Kensington, KS
Public KG - 03 72 11.8:1  
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Public 04 - 08 99 8.2:1 5 miles
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Stockton Elementary
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Public PK - 08 216 10.4:1 27 miles
Osborne Elementary
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Public PK - 06 175 11.5:1 29 miles
Alma Elementary at Alma
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Public PK - 06 155 11.7:1 30 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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