Paola Middle School



Paola Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Paola Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 160
7 141
8 138
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Paola Middle School is a public elementary school located in Paola, KS in the Paola School District. It enrolls 439 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 14.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 439
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 30.8

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Paola Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 229
(52%)
665
(50%)
 Female 210
(48%)
671
(50%)

Paola Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 395
(90%)
1,207
(90%)
 Two or More 17
(4%)
41
(3%)
 Hispanic 14
(3%)
38
(3%)
 Black 11
(3%)
39
(3%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
7
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

Paola Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 257
(59%)
758
(57%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 133
(30%)
445
(33%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 49
(11%)
133
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Paola Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (41.5%) 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.

Paola Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 435
2006 468
2007 468
2008 455
2009 462
2010 446
2011 440
2012 439

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.4
2006 11.5
2007 14.3
2008 12.7
2009 13.7
2010 14.2
2011 12.4
2012 14.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.2183908045977
2006 0.25641025641026
2007 0.25213675213675
2008 0.26593406593407
2009 0.26406926406926
2010 0.33408071748879
2011 0.35681818181818
2012 0.41457858769932

Compare Paola Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,367.1% 13.7:1
 
1,430.0% 14.3:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 41.5%
 
State Average 52.9%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Paola Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 439 14.3:1  
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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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