Sunflower Elementary



Sunflower Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sunflower Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 96
1 86
2 82
3 80
4 84
5 71
6 96
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Sunflower Elementary is a public elementary school located in Shawnee Mission, KS in the Shawnee Mission Public School District. It enrolls 595 students in grades 1st through 12th. Sunflower Elementary is the 41st largest public school in Kansas and the 13,622nd largest nationally. It has 16.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 595
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16:1
Full Time Teachers: 37.3
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 13,622nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Kansas: 41st out of 745
Student/Teacher Rank in Kansas: 563rd out of 692
Full Time Teacher Rank in Kansas: 38th out of 692

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Sunflower Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 302
(51%)
8,570
(52%)
 Female 293
(49%)
8,067
(48%)

Sunflower Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 405
(68%)
10,559
(63%)
 Black 73
(12%)
1,540
(9%)
 Hispanic 61
(10%)
3,081
(19%)
 Two or More 29
(5%)
885
(5%)
 Asian 27
(5%)
494
(3%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
52
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
26
(0%)

Sunflower Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 416
(70%)
9,710
(58%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 129
(22%)
5,425
(33%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 50
(8%)
1,502
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 741 ranked schools in Kansas, Sunflower Elementary is ranked 277th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sunflower Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (30.1%) is 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.

Sunflower Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 625
2006 540
2007 502
2008 500
2009 524
2010 508
2011 614
2012 595

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.8
2006 15.9
2007 15
2008 14.3
2009 14.9
2010 16.9
2011 16.1
2012 16

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.1856
2006 0.19444444444444
2007 0.20318725099602
2008 0.264
2009 0.25381679389313
2010 0.25787401574803
2011 0.29641693811075
2012 0.30084033613445

Compare Sunflower Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,367.1% 13.7:1
 
1,600.0% 16.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 30.1%
 
State Average 52.9%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Sunflower Elementary
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Public PK - 06 568 14.2:1 3 miles
Good Shepherd School
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Private KG - 08 369 16:1 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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