Sunflower Elementary



Sunflower Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sunflower Elementary Students by Grade
PK 28
K 49
1 74
2 76
3 77
4 70
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 374 students in grades 1st through 12th. Sunflower Elementary is the 288th largest public school in Kansas and the 34,683rd largest nationally.

Total Students: 374
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: -1:1
Full Time Teachers: -9

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Sunflower Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 193
(52%)
2,260
(52%)
 Female 181
(48%)
2,050
(48%)

Sunflower Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 315
(84%)
3,457
(80%)
 Hispanic 19
(5%)
394
(9%)
 Black 17
(5%)
139
(3%)
 Two or More 14
(4%)
234
(5%)
 Asian 6
(2%)
68
(2%)
 American Indian 2
(1%)
15
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
3
(0%)

Sunflower Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 292
(78%)
2,861
(66%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 66
(18%)
1,043
(24%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 16
(4%)
406
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 753 ranked schools in Kansas, Sunflower Elementary is ranked 540th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sunflower Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (21.9%) is significantly lower than the state average of 51.7%. 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
2013 344
2014 388
2015 374

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
2013 16.4
2014 17.6
2015 N/A

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
2013 0.1453488372093
2014 0.19329896907216
2015 0.2192513368984

Compare Sunflower Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
N/A 0.0:1
 
1,374.3% 13.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 21.9%
 
State Average 51.7%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Sunflower Elementary
Gardner, KS
Public PK - 04 374 -1:1  
Trail Ridge Middle School
Gardner, KS
Public 05 - 08 678 7.3:1 2 miles
Moonlight Elementary School
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Public PK - 04 327 6.4:1 2 miles
Grand Star Elementary
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Public PK - 04 407 7.3:1 2 miles
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Public KG - 06 256 33.7:1 8 miles
Spring Hill Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 460 14.2:1 8 miles
Prairie Creek Elementary
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Public PK - 05 457 15.5:1 8 miles
Wolf Creek Elementary School
Spring Hill, KS
Public PK - 05 438 16.7:1 8 miles
Millbrooke Elementary
Olathe, KS
Public PK - 05 409 7.9:1 8 miles
Spring Hill Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 592 14.6:1 9 miles
Agape Montessori School
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Private PK - 03 81 10:1 10 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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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