Shawnee Heights Elementary



Shawnee Heights Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Shawnee Heights Elementary Students by Grade
PK 24
K 64
1 67
2 83
3 69
4 67
5 65
6 78
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Shawnee Heights Elementary is a public elementary school located in Topeka, KS in the Shawnee Heights School District. It enrolls 517 students in grades 1st through 12th. Shawnee Heights Elementary is the 88th largest public school in Kansas and the 19,987th largest nationally. It has 16.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 517
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 31.4
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 19,987th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Kansas: 88th out of 745
Student/Teacher Rank in Kansas: 595th out of 692
Full Time Teacher Rank in Kansas: 120th out of 692

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Shawnee Heights Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 276
(53%)
956
(51%)
 Female 241
(47%)
906
(49%)

Shawnee Heights Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 380
(74%)
1,358
(73%)
 Hispanic 87
(17%)
269
(14%)
 Two or More 26
(5%)
129
(7%)
 Black 19
(4%)
89
(5%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
9
(0%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
7
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Shawnee Heights Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 386
(75%)
1,186
(64%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 94
(18%)
539
(29%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 37
(7%)
137
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 741 ranked schools in Kansas, Shawnee Heights Elementary is ranked 382nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Shawnee Heights Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (25.3%) is significantly 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.

Shawnee Heights Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 428
2006 451
2007 464
2008 479
2009 455
2010 520
2011 532
2012 517

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.1
2006 12.5
2007 14.1
2008 15.2
2009 14.8
2010 16.4
2011 15.7
2012 16.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.1892523364486
2006 0.2039911308204
2007 0.16594827586207
2008 0.20876826722338
2009 0.23516483516484
2010 0.27307692307692
2011 0.27255639097744
2012 0.25338491295938

Compare Shawnee Heights Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,367.1% 13.7:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,650.0% 16.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 25.3%
 
State Average 52.9%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Shawnee Heights Elementary
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Public PK - 06 517 16.5:1  
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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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