Valley Falls Elementary



Valley Falls Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Valley Falls Elementary Students by Grade
PK 26
K 31
1 33
2 21
3 22
4 27
5 20
6 28
7 23
8 27
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Valley Falls Elementary is a public elementary school located in Valley Falls, KS in the Valley Falls School District. It enrolls 258 students in grades 1st through 12th. Valley Falls Elementary is the 471st largest public school in Kansas and the 44,553rd largest nationally. It has 13.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 258
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 19.7
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 44,553rd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Kansas: 471st out of 745
Student/Teacher Rank in Kansas: 248th out of 692
Full Time Teacher Rank in Kansas: 414th out of 692

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Valley Falls Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 136
(53%)
136
(53%)
 Male 122
(47%)
122
(47%)

Valley Falls Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 239
(93%)
239
(93%)
 Hispanic 14
(5%)
14
(5%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(1%)
2
(1%)
 Two or More 2
(1%)
2
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Black 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Valley Falls Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 137
(53%)
137
(53%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 85
(33%)
85
(33%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 36
(14%)
36
(14%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 741 ranked schools in Kansas, Valley Falls Elementary is ranked 427th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Valley Falls Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (46.9%) 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.

Valley Falls Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 304
2006 283
2007 306
2008 291
2009 269
2010 274
2011 284
2012 258

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.7
2006 11.2
2007 12.8
2008 10.6
2009 11.4
2010 12.1
2011 13.6
2012 13.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.32894736842105
2006 0.30388692579505
2007 0.34313725490196
2008 0.37113402061856
2009 0.46468401486989
2010 0.45620437956204
2011 0.50704225352113
2012 0.46899224806202

Compare Valley Falls 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
This School 46.9%
 
State Average 52.9%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Public PK - 08 258 13.1:1  
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Royal Valley Elementary
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Public PK - 04 362 13:1 15 miles
Mclouth Elementary
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Public PK - 05 269 14.5:1 17 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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