Ross Elementary



Ross Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ross Elementary Students by Grade
PK 37
K 109
1 84
2 93
3 88
4 78
5 73
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ross Elementary is a public elementary school located in Topeka, KS in the Topeka Public Schools. It enrolls 562 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ross Elementary is the 58th largest public school in Kansas and the 16,097th largest nationally. It has 13.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 562
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 42.9
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 16,097th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Kansas: 58th out of 745
Student/Teacher Rank in Kansas: 248th out of 692
Full Time Teacher Rank in Kansas: 16th out of 692

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Ross Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 285
(51%)
5,111
(51%)
 Female 277
(49%)
4,817
(49%)

Ross Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 177
(31%)
1,885
(19%)
 White 176
(31%)
3,954
(40%)
 Hispanic 149
(27%)
2,899
(29%)
 Two or More 53
(9%)
998
(10%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
76
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
101
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
15
(0%)

Ross Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 465
(83%)
7,158
(72%)
 Not Eligible 51
(9%)
1,858
(19%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 46
(8%)
912
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 741 ranked schools in Kansas, Ross Elementary is ranked 21st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ross Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (90.9%) 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.

Ross Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 265
2006 292
2007 307
2008 352
2009 329
2010 334
2011 369
2012 562

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 10.6
2006 9.9
2007 11.6
2008 12.4
2009 11.6
2010 13.4
2011 11.3
2012 13.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.85660377358491
2006 0.90753424657534
2007 0.85342019543974
2008 0.88636363636364
2009 0.83890577507599
2010 0.89820359281437
2011 0.8970189701897
2012 0.90925266903915

Compare Ross Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,310.0% 13.1:1
 
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 90.9%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Ross Elementary
Topeka, KS
Public PK - 05 562 13.1:1  
Eisenhower Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 452 10.7:1 1 miles
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Shaner Elementary
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Public KG - 05 212 12.2:1 3 miles
Robinson Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 534 14.1:1 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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