Western Plains South Elementary/Jr High School



Western Plains South Elementary/Jr High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Western Plains South Elementary/Jr High School Students by Grade
PK 2
K 3
1 3
2 4
3 3
4 4
5 1
6 9
7 10
8 7
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Western Plains South Elementary/Jr High School is a public elementary school located in Bazine, KS in the Western Plains School District. It enrolls 46 students in grades 1st through 12th. Western Plains South Elementary/Jr High School is the 743rd largest public school in Kansas and the 54,872nd largest nationally. It has 6.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 46
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 6:1
Full Time Teachers: 7.7
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 54,872nd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Kansas: 743rd out of 754
Student/Teacher Rank in Kansas: 11th out of 706
Full Time Teacher Rank in Kansas: 677th out of 706

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Western Plains South Elementary/Jr High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 30
(65%)
41
(59%)
 Male 16
(35%)
29
(41%)

Western Plains South Elementary/Jr High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 30
(65%)
30
(43%)
 White 15
(33%)
39
(56%)
 Black 1
(2%)
1
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Western Plains South Elementary/Jr High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 35
(76%)
42
(60%)
 Not Eligible 8
(17%)
20
(29%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 3
(7%)
8
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 753 ranked schools in Kansas, Western Plains South Elementary/Jr High School is ranked 688th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Western Plains South Elementary/Jr High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (82.6%) is significantly higher than the state average of 51.7%. 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.

Western Plains South Elementary/Jr High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 75
2006 73
2007 79
2008 81
2009 83
2010 86
2011 72
2012 72
2013 65
2014 50
2015 46

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 9.5
2006 9.7
2007 9.6
2008 9.4
2009 9.8
2010 9
2011 7.5
2012 7.7
2013 7.4
2014 5.8
2015 6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.48
2006 0.50684931506849
2007 0.70886075949367
2008 0.59259259259259
2009 0.66265060240964
2010 0.68604651162791
2011 0.66666666666667
2012 0.68055555555556
2013 0.70769230769231
2014 0.82
2015 0.82608695652174

Compare Western Plains South Elementary/Jr High School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
600.0% 6.0:1
 
1,374.3% 13.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 51.7%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 82.6%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Western Plains South Elementary/Jr High School
Bazine, KS
Public PK - 08 46 6:1  
Ness City Elementary
Ness City, KS
Public PK - 06 160 11.6:1 12 miles
Sacred Heart School
Ness City, KS
Private PK - 08 85 12:1 12 miles
Pawnee Heights
Rozel, KS
Public KG - 12 141 8.7:1 24 miles
High Schools Elementary Schools

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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