Sterling Grade School



Sterling Grade School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sterling Grade School Students by Grade
PK 17
K 34
1 36
2 35
3 39
4 36
5 36
6 45
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 1

Sterling Grade School is a public elementary school located in Sterling, KS in the Sterling School District. It enrolls 279 students in grades 1st through 12th. Sterling Grade School is the 434th largest public school in Kansas and the 42,966th largest nationally. It has 12.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 279
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 21.9
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 42,966th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Kansas: 434th out of 745
Student/Teacher Rank in Kansas: 213th out of 692
Full Time Teacher Rank in Kansas: 355th out of 692

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Sterling Grade School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 140
(50%)
140
(50%)
 Male 139
(50%)
139
(50%)

Sterling Grade School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 247
(89%)
247
(89%)
 Hispanic 14
(5%)
14
(5%)
 Black 8
(3%)
8
(3%)
 Two or More 7
(3%)
7
(3%)
 American Indian 2
(1%)
2
(1%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Sterling Grade School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 152
(54%)
152
(54%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 94
(34%)
94
(34%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 33
(12%)
33
(12%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 741 ranked schools in Kansas, Sterling Grade School is ranked 401st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sterling Grade School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (45.5%) is slightly 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.

Sterling Grade School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 285
2006 249
2007 277
2008 270
2009 260
2010 282
2011 302
2012 279

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.1
2006 9.9
2007 13.8
2008 13.5
2009 11.3
2010 12.8
2011 11.5
2012 12.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.48771929824561
2006 0.55020080321285
2007 0.49819494584838
2008 0.42592592592593
2009 0.44230769230769
2010 0.4290780141844
2011 0.46688741721854
2012 0.45519713261649

Compare Sterling Grade School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,270.0% 12.7:1
 
1,367.1% 13.7:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 45.5%
 
State Average 52.9%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Sterling Grade School
Sterling, KS
Public PK - 06 279 12.7:1  
Nickerson Elementary
Nickerson, KS
Public PK - 06 355 15:1 8 miles
Lyons Park Elementary
Lyons, KS
Public PK - 02 235 13.5:1 10 miles
Lyons Middle School
Lyons, KS
Public 06 - 08 168 9.9:1 10 miles
Lyons Central Elementary
Lyons, KS
Public 03 - 05 173 10.9:1 10 miles
Chase Elementary
Chase, KS
Public PK - 05 83 9.8:1 13 miles
Prosperity Elementary
Hutchinson, KS
Public 04 - 06 317 16.3:1 17 miles
Little River Junior High School
Little River, KS
Public 06 - 08 80 17.8:1 17 miles
Holy Cross Catholic School
Hutchinson, KS
Private PK - 06 309 14:1 18 miles
Partridge Elementary
Partridge, KS
Public PK - 08 117 9.8:1 18 miles
Pleasantview Academy Grade School
Hutchinson, KS
Public KG - 08 79 18.8:1 18 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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