Wheatland Elementary



Wheatland Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Wheatland Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 78
1 77
2 59
3 71
4 80
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Wheatland Elementary is a public elementary school located in Valley Center, KS in the Valley Center Public School District. It enrolls 365 students in grades 1st through 12th. Wheatland Elementary is the 292nd largest public school in Kansas and the 35,164th largest nationally. It has 15.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 365
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 23.4
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 35,164th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Kansas: 292nd out of 745
Student/Teacher Rank in Kansas: 518th out of 692
Full Time Teacher Rank in Kansas: 311th out of 692

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Wheatland Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 186
(51%)
706
(50%)
 Female 179
(49%)
705
(50%)

Wheatland Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 298
(82%)
1,161
(82%)
 Hispanic 32
(9%)
151
(11%)
 Two or More 18
(5%)
48
(3%)
 Asian 8
(2%)
14
(1%)
 Black 7
(2%)
22
(2%)
 American Indian 2
(1%)
15
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Wheatland Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 191
(52%)
806
(57%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 128
(35%)
447
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 46
(13%)
158
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 741 ranked schools in Kansas, Wheatland Elementary is ranked 285th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Wheatland Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (47.7%) 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.

Wheatland Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 379
2006 380
2007 409
2008 413
2009 416
2010 397
2011 354
2012 365

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.2
2006 13.2
2007 20.7
2008 20.9
2009 20
2010 19.1
2011 18.9
2012 15.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.2532981530343
2006 0.26315789473684
2007 0.31295843520782
2008 0.35835351089588
2009 0.35817307692308
2010 0.3727959697733
2011 0.49152542372881
2012 0.47671232876712

Compare Wheatland 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
This School 47.7%
 
State Average 52.9%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Wheatland Elementary
Valley Center, KS
Public PK - 04 365 15.6:1  
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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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