Plains Elementary



Plains Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Plains Elementary Students by Grade
PK 56
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 51
4 54
5 57
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Plains Elementary is a public elementary school located in Plains, KS in the Kismet-Plains School District. It enrolls 218 students in grades 1st through 12th. Plains Elementary is the 529th largest public school in Kansas and the 47,160th largest nationally. It has 13.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 218
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 16.2
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 47,160th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Kansas: 529th out of 745
Student/Teacher Rank in Kansas: 294th out of 692
Full Time Teacher Rank in Kansas: 495th out of 692

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Plains Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 121
(56%)
402
(55%)
 Female 97
(44%)
330
(45%)

Plains Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 147
(67%)
473
(65%)
 White 67
(31%)
249
(34%)
 Asian 2
(1%)
3
(0%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Black 1
(0%)
2
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Plains Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 138
(63%)
454
(62%)
 Not Eligible 48
(22%)
177
(24%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 32
(15%)
101
(14%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 741 ranked schools in Kansas, Plains Elementary is ranked 292nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Plains Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (78.0%) 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.

Plains Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 202
2006 173
2007 222
2008 225
2009 158
2010 216
2011 218
2012 218

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.2
2006 8.9
2007 14.2
2008 14.4
2009 9
2010 12.9
2011 12.1
2012 13.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.64356435643564
2006 0.79190751445087
2007 0.63963963963964
2008 0.64444444444444
2009 0.65822784810127
2010 0.72222222222222
2011 0.80733944954128
2012 0.77981651376147

Compare Plains Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,350.0% 13.5:1
 
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 78.0%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Plains Elementary
Plains, KS
Public 03 - 05 218 13.5:1  
Kismet Elementary
Kismet, KS
Public KG - 02 169 12.1:1 8 miles
Southwestern Heights Jr/Sr High School
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Public 06 - 12 345 11.2:1 8 miles
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Public PK - 08 292 10.5:1 15 miles
Copeland Elementary
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Sublette Elementary
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Lincoln Elementary
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Macarthur Elementary
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Public KG - 03 230 15.9:1 24 miles
Mckinley Elementary
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Public KG - 03 214 15.9:1 24 miles
Washington Elementary
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Public PK - 03 402 18.9:1 24 miles
Fellowship Baptist School
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Private KG - 12 59 9:1 25 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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