M E Pearson Elementary



M E Pearson Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

M E Pearson Elementary Students by Grade
PK 45
K 102
1 106
2 93
3 86
4 103
5 101
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

M E Pearson Elementary is a public elementary school located in Kansas City, KS in the Kansas City School District. It enrolls 636 students in grades 1st through 12th. M E Pearson Elementary is the 26th largest public school in Kansas and the 11,368th largest nationally. It has 15.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 636
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 41.6
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 11,368th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Kansas: 26th out of 754
Student/Teacher Rank in Kansas: 478th out of 706
Full Time Teacher Rank in Kansas: 24th out of 706

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M E Pearson Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 338
(53%)
7,929
(52%)
 Female 298
(47%)
7,425
(48%)

M E Pearson Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 483
(76%)
7,539
(49%)
 Asian 64
(10%)
874
(6%)
 Black 42
(7%)
4,500
(29%)
 White 39
(6%)
1,946
(13%)
 Two or More 7
(1%)
426
(3%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
34
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
35
(0%)

M E Pearson Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 464
(73%)
11,348
(74%)
 Not Eligible 144
(23%)
3,049
(20%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 28
(4%)
957
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 753 ranked schools in Kansas, M E Pearson Elementary is ranked 20th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of M E Pearson Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (77.4%) 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.

M E Pearson Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 568
2006 589
2007 598
2008 688
2009 597
2010 614
2011 605
2012 508
2013 589
2014 540
2015 636

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.9
2006 13.3
2007 13.4
2008 14.7
2009 14.9
2010 14.7
2011 13.1
2012 12.5
2013 14.8
2014 15.6
2015 15.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.91197183098592
2006 0.92359932088285
2007 0.93311036789298
2008 0.93604651162791
2009 0.96984924623116
2010 0.96579804560261
2011 0.9702479338843
2012 0.92913385826772
2013 0.94057724957555
2014 0.9537037037037
2015 0.77358490566038

Compare M E Pearson Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,374.3% 13.7:1
 
1,530.0% 15.3:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 51.7%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 77.4%
 

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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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