Weir Elementary



Weir Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Weir Elementary Students by Grade
PK 20
K 18
1 11
2 12
3 16
4 8
5 15
6 24
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Weir Elementary is a public elementary school located in Weir, KS in the Cherokee School District. It enrolls 124 students in grades 1st through 12th. Weir Elementary is the 653rd largest public school in Kansas and the 51,783rd largest nationally. It has 12.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 124
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 10.2
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 51,783rd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Kansas: 653rd out of 745
Student/Teacher Rank in Kansas: 173rd out of 692
Full Time Teacher Rank in Kansas: 613th out of 692

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Weir Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 70
(56%)
215
(49%)
 Male 54
(44%)
226
(51%)

Weir Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 120
(97%)
421
(95%)
 Hispanic 2
(2%)
10
(2%)
 American Indian 1
(1%)
3
(1%)
 Asian 1
(1%)
1
(0%)
 Black 0
(0%)
4
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Weir Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 79
(64%)
236
(54%)
 Not Eligible 32
(26%)
144
(33%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 13
(10%)
61
(14%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 741 ranked schools in Kansas, Weir Elementary is ranked 510th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Weir Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (74.2%) is 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.

Weir Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 163
2006 159
2007 149
2008 154
2009 127
2010 166
2011 135
2012 124

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.4
2006 12.7
2007 12.8
2008 13.4
2009 10.6
2010 13.1
2011 13
2012 12.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.49079754601227
2006 0.54716981132075
2007 0.50335570469799
2008 0.57142857142857
2009 0.63779527559055
2010 0.70481927710843
2011 0.73333333333333
2012 0.74193548387097

Compare Weir Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,220.0% 12.2:1
 
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 74.2%
 

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Public PK - 06 124 12.2:1  
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Highland Elementary
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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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