Harper Elementary



Harper Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Harper Elementary Students by Grade
PK 44
K 28
1 28
2 24
3 36
4 30
5 26
6 25
7 20
8 23
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Harper Elementary is a public elementary school located in Harper, KS in the Chaparral School District. It enrolls 284 students in grades 1st through 12th. Harper Elementary is the 443rd largest public school in Kansas and the 42,944th largest nationally. It has 10.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 284
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 10.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 27.6
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 42,944th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Kansas: 443rd out of 754
Student/Teacher Rank in Kansas: 71st out of 706
Full Time Teacher Rank in Kansas: 216th out of 706

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Harper Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 148
(52%)
338
(54%)
 Female 136
(48%)
288
(46%)

Harper Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 214
(75%)
510
(81%)
 Hispanic 53
(19%)
67
(11%)
 Two or More 14
(5%)
30
(5%)
 Black 3
(1%)
6
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
12
(2%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Harper Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 169
(60%)
319
(51%)
 Not Eligible 92
(32%)
226
(36%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 23
(8%)
81
(13%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 753 ranked schools in Kansas, Harper Elementary is ranked 259th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Harper Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (67.6%) is 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.

Harper Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 309
2006 253
2007 293
2008 280
2009 303
2010 294
2011 308
2012 317
2013 298
2014 289
2015 284

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.9
2006 8.6
2007 13.1
2008 10.5
2009 11.7
2010 12
2011 10.7
2012 12.8
2013 11.2
2014 10.5
2015 10.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.54045307443366
2006 0.70750988142292
2007 0.55290102389078
2008 0.61785714285714
2009 0.67986798679868
2010 0.75850340136054
2011 0.73701298701299
2012 0.7602523659306
2013 0.68120805369128
2014 0.69550173010381
2015 0.67605633802817

Compare Harper Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,030.0% 10.3:1
 
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 67.6%
 

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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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