Plum Creek Elementary



Plum Creek Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Plum Creek Elementary Students by Grade
PK 43
K 70
1 70
2 69
3 70
4 74
5 65
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Plum Creek Elementary is a public elementary school located in Hutchinson, KS in the Buhler School District. It enrolls 461 students in grades 1st through 12th. Plum Creek Elementary is the 149th largest public school in Kansas and the 25,764th largest nationally. It has 19.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 461
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 23.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 25,764th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Kansas: 149th out of 754
Student/Teacher Rank in Kansas: 686th out of 706
Full Time Teacher Rank in Kansas: 306th out of 706

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Plum Creek Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 239
(52%)
786
(47%)
 Male 222
(48%)
872
(53%)

Plum Creek Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 400
(87%)
1,490
(90%)
 Hispanic 22
(5%)
67
(4%)
 Two or More 18
(4%)
48
(3%)
 Black 11
(2%)
32
(2%)
 Asian 7
(2%)
12
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
6
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
3
(0%)

Plum Creek Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 287
(62%)
976
(59%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 122
(26%)
514
(31%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 52
(11%)
168
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 753 ranked schools in Kansas, Plum Creek Elementary is ranked 289th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Plum Creek Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (37.7%) is 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.

Compare Plum Creek Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,374.3% 13.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,960.0% 19.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 37.7%
 
State Average 51.7%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Plum Creek Elementary
Hutchinson, KS
Public PK - 05 461 19.6:1  
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Public PK - 06 368 16.3:1 3 miles
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Public KG - 06 253 12.3:1 3 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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