Sunflower Elementary



Sunflower Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sunflower Elementary Students by Grade
PK 26
K 74
1 55
2 60
3 62
4 56
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Sunflower Elementary is a public elementary school located in Gardner, KS in the Gardner Edgerton School District. It enrolls 333 students in grades 1st through 12th. Sunflower Elementary is the 347th largest public school in Kansas and the 38,239th largest nationally. It has 15.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 333
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 21
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 38,239th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Kansas: 347th out of 745
Student/Teacher Rank in Kansas: 553rd out of 692
Full Time Teacher Rank in Kansas: 381st out of 692

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Sunflower Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 182
(55%)
2,141
(53%)
 Female 151
(45%)
1,876
(47%)

Sunflower Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 286
(86%)
3,266
(81%)
 Hispanic 17
(5%)
383
(10%)
 Two or More 15
(5%)
172
(4%)
 Black 8
(2%)
108
(3%)
 Asian 5
(2%)
67
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
4
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
17
(0%)

Sunflower Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 282
(85%)
2,626
(65%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 36
(11%)
977
(24%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 15
(5%)
414
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 741 ranked schools in Kansas, Sunflower Elementary is ranked 633rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sunflower Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (15.3%) is significantly 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.

Sunflower Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 326
2006 376
2007 281
2008 307
2009 330
2010 308
2011 319
2012 333

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.3
2006 13.9
2007 12.9
2008 14
2009 14.4
2010 13.2
2011 13.6
2012 15.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.11656441717791
2006 0.11436170212766
2007 0.1423487544484
2008 0.13680781758958
2009 0.21212121212121
2010 0.19805194805195
2011 0.17868338557994
2012 0.15315315315315

Compare Sunflower Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,367.1% 13.7:1
 
1,590.0% 15.9:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 15.3%
 
State Average 52.9%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Sunflower Elementary
Gardner, KS
Public PK - 04 333 15.9:1  
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Public 05 - 08 837 16.1:1 1 miles
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Prairie Center Elementary
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Clearwater Creek Elementary
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Public PK - 05 451 18.6:1 6 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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