Bluestem Elementary School



Bluestem Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Bluestem Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 24
K 39
1 39
2 32
3 32
4 25
5 40
6 39
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Bluestem Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Leon, KS in the Bluestem School District. It enrolls 270 students in grades 1st through 12th. Bluestem Elementary School is the 451st largest public school in Kansas and the 43,690th largest nationally. It has 13.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 270
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 20.6
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 43,690th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Kansas: 451st out of 745
Student/Teacher Rank in Kansas: 248th out of 692
Full Time Teacher Rank in Kansas: 393rd out of 692

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Bluestem Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 144
(53%)
144
(53%)
 Female 126
(47%)
126
(47%)

Bluestem Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 242
(90%)
242
(90%)
 Hispanic 14
(5%)
14
(5%)
 Two or More 8
(3%)
8
(3%)
 Black 4
(1%)
4
(1%)
 Asian 2
(1%)
2
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Bluestem Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 128
(47%)
128
(47%)
 Not Eligible 118
(44%)
118
(44%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 24
(9%)
24
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 741 ranked schools in Kansas, Bluestem Elementary School is ranked 327th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Bluestem Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (56.3%) 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.

Bluestem Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 309
2006 256
2007 262
2008 261
2009 248
2010 248
2011 267
2012 270

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.1
2006 10.9
2007 13.9
2008 13.6
2009 11.7
2010 12
2011 12.3
2012 13.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.3495145631068
2006 0.4140625
2007 0.38549618320611
2008 0.4176245210728
2009 0.47983870967742
2010 0.47983870967742
2011 0.59550561797753
2012 0.56296296296296

Compare Bluestem Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,310.0% 13.1:1
 
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 56.3%
 

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Public PK - 06 270 13.1:1  
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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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