Nieman Elementary



Nieman Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Nieman Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 82
1 85
2 96
3 97
4 71
5 70
6 59
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Nieman Elementary is a public elementary school located in Shawnee Mission, KS in the Shawnee Mission Public School District. It enrolls 560 students in grades 1st through 12th. Nieman Elementary is the 59th largest public school in Kansas and the 16,263rd largest nationally. It has 15.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 560
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 35.8
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 16,263rd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Kansas: 59th out of 745
Student/Teacher Rank in Kansas: 518th out of 692
Full Time Teacher Rank in Kansas: 55th out of 692

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Nieman Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 281
(50%)
8,570
(52%)
 Female 279
(50%)
8,067
(48%)

Nieman Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 249
(44%)
10,559
(63%)
 Hispanic 215
(38%)
3,081
(19%)
 Black 56
(10%)
1,540
(9%)
 Two or More 30
(5%)
885
(5%)
 Asian 8
(1%)
494
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
26
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
52
(0%)

Nieman Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 334
(60%)
5,425
(33%)
 Not Eligible 155
(28%)
9,710
(58%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 71
(13%)
1,502
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 741 ranked schools in Kansas, Nieman Elementary is ranked 51st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Nieman Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (72.3%) is 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.

Nieman Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 434
2006 427
2007 427
2008 430
2009 557
2010 512
2011 578
2012 560

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.3
2006 11.7
2007 12.6
2008 12.6
2009 16.6
2010 15.1
2011 15.4
2012 15.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.4815668202765
2006 0.48009367681499
2007 0.60655737704918
2008 0.73255813953488
2009 0.70197486535009
2010 0.7109375
2011 0.71626297577855
2012 0.72321428571429

Compare Nieman Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,367.1% 13.7:1
 
1,560.0% 15.6:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.9%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 72.3%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Nieman Elementary
Shawnee Mission, KS
Public PK - 06 560 15.6:1  
Rhein Benninghoven Elementary
Shawnee Mission, KS
Public PK - 06 628 17:1 1 miles
Shawanoe Elementary
Shawnee Mission, KS
Public PK - 06 378 15.5:1 1 miles
Hope Lutheran School
Shawnee, KS
Private KG - 08 180 15:1 1 miles
Merriam Park Elementary
Shawnee Mission, KS
Public PK - 06 493 15.1:1 1 miles
Ray Marsh Elementary
Shawnee Mission, KS
Public PK - 06 522 17.3:1 2 miles
Good Shepherd School
Shawnee, KS
Private KG - 08 369 16:1 2 miles
St Joseph Catholic School
Shawnee, KS
Private KG - 08 543 16:1 2 miles
Comanche Elementary
Shawnee Mission, KS
Public PK - 06 482 13.5:1 2 miles
Bluejacket-Flint
Shawnee Mission, KS
Public PK - 06 452 14.6:1 3 miles
Overland Christian Schools
Overland Park, KS
Private PK - 12 90 7:1 3 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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