Peterson Elementary



Peterson Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Peterson Elementary Students by Grade
PK 1
K 77
1 84
2 57
3 72
4 77
5 63
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Peterson Elementary is a public elementary school located in Wichita, KS in the Wichita School District. It enrolls 431 students in grades 1st through 12th. Peterson Elementary is the 182nd largest public school in Kansas and the 28,402nd largest nationally. It has 17.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 431
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 24.6
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 28,402nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Kansas: 182nd out of 745
Student/Teacher Rank in Kansas: 641st out of 692
Full Time Teacher Rank in Kansas: 275th out of 692

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Peterson Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 233
(54%)
17,358
(49%)
 Male 198
(46%)
18,402
(51%)

Peterson Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 299
(69%)
12,327
(34%)
 Hispanic 41
(10%)
11,848
(33%)
 Two or More 40
(9%)
3,124
(9%)
 Black 37
(9%)
6,405
(18%)
 American Indian 9
(2%)
437
(1%)
 Asian 5
(1%)
1,558
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
61
(0%)

Peterson Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 232
(54%)
7,311
(20%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 144
(33%)
25,157
(70%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 55
(13%)
3,292
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 741 ranked schools in Kansas, Peterson Elementary is ranked 234th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Peterson Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (46.2%) 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.

Peterson Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 450
2006 417
2007 433
2008 386
2009 441
2010 423
2011 442
2012 431

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.2
2006 16.3
2007 17.8
2008 15.9
2009 18.9
2010 17.4
2011 18.4
2012 17.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.31111111111111
2006 0.31175059952038
2007 0.34642032332564
2008 0.43264248704663
2009 0.43990929705215
2010 0.43262411347518
2011 0.42760180995475
2012 0.46171693735499

Compare Peterson Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,367.1% 13.7:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,750.0% 17.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 46.2%
 
State Average 52.9%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Peterson Elementary
Wichita, KS
Public PK - 05 431 17.5:1  
Mccollom Elementary
Wichita, KS
Public PK - 05 466 17.4:1 1 miles
St Francis of Assisi School
Wichita, KS
Private PK - 08 769 18:1 1 miles
Wilbur Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 960 15.5:1 1 miles
Levy Sp Ed Center
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Public PK - 12 72 3.3:1 2 miles
St Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic School
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Private KG - 08 671 19:1 2 miles
Benton Elementary
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Public PK - 05 367 15.2:1 2 miles
Kensler Elementary
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Public PK - 05 646 17.7:1 2 miles
Dodge Literacy Magnet
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Public PK - 05 590 18.1:1 4 miles
Christ the King Elementary School
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Private PK - 08 135 12:1 4 miles
Maize South Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 891 14.9:1 4 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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