Northwest Elementary



Northwest Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Northwest Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 75
1 75
2 71
3 65
4 72
5 68
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Northwest Elementary is a public elementary school located in Dodge City, KS in the Dodge City School District. It enrolls 426 students in grades 1st through 12th. Northwest Elementary is the 194th largest public school in Kansas and the 29,394th largest nationally. It has 19.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 426
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 22
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 29,394th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Kansas: 194th out of 754
Student/Teacher Rank in Kansas: 684th out of 706
Full Time Teacher Rank in Kansas: 344th out of 706

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Northwest Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 221
(52%)
2,703
(52%)
 Female 205
(48%)
2,454
(48%)

Northwest Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 331
(78%)
4,102
(80%)
 White 86
(20%)
834
(16%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
56
(1%)
 Two or More 3
(1%)
85
(2%)
 Black 2
(0%)
66
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
14
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Northwest Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 282
(66%)
3,883
(75%)
 Not Eligible 91
(21%)
770
(15%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 53
(12%)
504
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 753 ranked schools in Kansas, Northwest Elementary is ranked 92nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Northwest Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (78.6%) 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.

Northwest Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 427
2006 457
2007 434
2008 331
2009 332
2010 336
2011 349
2012 398
2013 411
2014 406
2015 426

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.1
2006 17.6
2007 18.1
2008 16.3
2009 16.9
2010 17
2011 17.9
2012 17.3
2013 17.9
2014 17.7
2015 19.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.7096018735363
2006 0.66958424507659
2007 0.66359447004608
2008 0.73413897280967
2009 0.7710843373494
2010 0.80357142857143
2011 0.78796561604585
2012 0.82663316582915
2013 0.80778588807786
2014 0.79802955665025
2015 0.78638497652582

Compare Northwest Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,374.3% 13.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,940.0% 19.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 51.7%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 78.6%
 

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Northwest Elementary
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Public KG - 05 426 19.4:1  
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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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