Vera Kilpatrick Elementary School



Vera Kilpatrick Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Vera Kilpatrick Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 20
K 73
1 85
2 84
3 80
4 59
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Vera Kilpatrick Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Texarkana, AR in the Texarkana School District. It enrolls 401 students in grades 1st through 12th. Vera Kilpatrick Elementary School is the 307th largest public school in Arkansas and the 31,966th largest nationally. It has 13.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 401
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 30.11
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 31,966th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Arkansas: 307th out of 548
Student/Teacher Rank in Arkansas: 144th out of 548
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arkansas: 249th out of 548

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Vera Kilpatrick Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 218
(54%)
1,418
(51%)
 Female 183
(46%)
1,372
(49%)

Vera Kilpatrick Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 260
(65%)
1,526
(55%)
 White 95
(24%)
1,002
(36%)
 Hispanic 21
(5%)
127
(5%)
 Two or More 20
(5%)
117
(4%)
 Asian 5
(1%)
9
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
5
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
4
(0%)

Vera Kilpatrick Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 325
(81%)
2,053
(74%)
 Not Eligible 43
(11%)
568
(20%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 33
(8%)
169
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 548 ranked schools in Arkansas, Vera Kilpatrick Elementary School is ranked 173rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Vera Kilpatrick Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (89.3%) is significantly higher than the state average of 67.1%. 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.

Vera Kilpatrick Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 559
2006 510
2007 471
2008 432
2009 428
2010 421
2011 407
2012 427
2013 382
2014 413
2015 401

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.4
2006 14.2
2007 14.7
2008 13.5
2009 17.2
2010 16.8
2011 15.7
2012 16.4
2013 12.6
2014 13.3
2015 13.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.73524150268336
2006 0.87450980392157
2007 0.78556263269639
2008 0.83564814814815
2009 0.85514018691589
2010 0.86223277909739
2011 0.87960687960688
2012 0.84777517564403
2013 0.87434554973822
2014 0.85230024213075
2015 0.8927680798005

Compare Vera Kilpatrick Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,330.0% 13.3:1
 
1,403.8% 14.0:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 67.1%
 
This School 89.3%
 

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Public PK - 04 401 13.3:1  
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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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