Western Plains North Elementary



Western Plains North Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Western Plains North Elementary Students by Grade
PK 3
K 5
1 3
2 4
3 6
4 10
5 4
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Western Plains North Elementary is a public elementary school located in Ransom, KS in the Western Plains School District. It enrolls 35 students in grades 1st through 12th. Western Plains North Elementary is the 741st largest public school in Kansas and the 55,068th largest nationally. It has 9.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 35
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 9.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 3.7
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 55,068th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Kansas: 741st out of 745
Student/Teacher Rank in Kansas: 47th out of 692
Full Time Teacher Rank in Kansas: 689th out of 692

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Western Plains North Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 22
(63%)
61
(57%)
 Male 13
(37%)
46
(43%)

Western Plains North Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 32
(91%)
69
(64%)
 Hispanic 2
(6%)
37
(35%)
 Black 1
(3%)
1
(1%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Western Plains North Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 16
(46%)
56
(52%)
 Not Eligible 16
(46%)
39
(36%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 3
(9%)
12
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 741 ranked schools in Kansas, Western Plains North Elementary is ranked 727th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Western Plains North Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (54.3%) 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.

Western Plains North Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 52
2006 51
2007 44
2008 37
2009 33
2010 36
2011 34
2012 35

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 9.5
2006 8.4
2007 8
2008 10.6
2009 7.7
2010 8
2011 7.2
2012 9.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.36538461538462
2006 0.47058823529412
2007 0.36363636363636
2008 0.37837837837838
2009 0.57575757575758
2010 0.52777777777778
2011 0.52941176470588
2012 0.54285714285714

Compare Western Plains North Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
950.0% 9.5:1
 
1,367.1% 13.7:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.9%
 
This School 54.3%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Western Plains North Elementary
Ransom, KS
Public PK - 05 35 9.5:1  
Ness City Elementary
Ness City, KS
Public PK - 06 174 12.5:1 13 miles
Sacred Heart School
Ness City, KS
Private PK - 08 82 11:1 14 miles
Western Plains South Elementary/Jr High School
Bazine, KS
Public PK - 08 72 7.7:1 19 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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