Meadowlark Elementary



Meadowlark Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Meadowlark Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 68
1 56
2 58
3 64
4 61
5 45
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Meadowlark Elementary is a public elementary school located in Pittsburg, KS in the Pittsburg School District. It enrolls 352 students in grades 1st through 12th. Meadowlark Elementary is the 315th largest public school in Kansas and the 36,450th largest nationally. It has 14.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 352
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 25
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 36,450th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Kansas: 315th out of 745
Student/Teacher Rank in Kansas: 348th out of 692
Full Time Teacher Rank in Kansas: 266th out of 692

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Meadowlark Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 197
(56%)
1,139
(53%)
 Female 155
(44%)
998
(47%)

Meadowlark Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 241
(68%)
1,515
(71%)
 Hispanic 58
(16%)
313
(15%)
 Two or More 39
(11%)
180
(8%)
 Black 12
(3%)
75
(4%)
 Asian 2
(1%)
34
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
17
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

Meadowlark Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 257
(73%)
1,288
(60%)
 Not Eligible 63
(18%)
682
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 32
(9%)
167
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

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

The percentage of Meadowlark Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (82.1%) 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.

Meadowlark Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 299
2006 329
2007 344
2008 354
2009 371
2010 351
2011 350
2012 352

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.1
2006 13
2007 15
2008 15.1
2009 14.3
2010 13.2
2011 12.4
2012 14.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.87959866220736
2006 0.74772036474164
2007 0.7703488372093
2008 0.77118644067797
2009 0.80323450134771
2010 0.80626780626781
2011 0.82571428571429
2012 0.82102272727273

Compare Meadowlark 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
State Average 52.9%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 82.1%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

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Meadowlark Elementary
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Public KG - 05 352 14.1:1  
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Public PK - 05 460 14.6:1 4 miles
Cherokee Elementary
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Public KG - 08 234 12.6:1 10 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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