Thomas a Edison Elementary



Thomas a Edison Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Thomas a Edison Elementary Students by Grade
PK 18
K 46
1 54
2 46
3 44
4 51
5 48
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Thomas a Edison Elementary is a public elementary school located in Kansas City, KS in the Kansas City School District. It enrolls 307 students in grades 1st through 12th. Thomas a Edison Elementary is the 394th largest public school in Kansas and the 40,972nd largest nationally. It has 12.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 307
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 25.2
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 40,972nd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Kansas: 394th out of 754
Student/Teacher Rank in Kansas: 164th out of 706
Full Time Teacher Rank in Kansas: 270th out of 706

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Thomas a Edison Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 167
(54%)
7,929
(52%)
 Female 140
(46%)
7,425
(48%)

Thomas a Edison Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 205
(67%)
7,539
(49%)
 White 55
(18%)
1,946
(13%)
 Black 34
(11%)
4,500
(29%)
 Two or More 8
(3%)
426
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 4
(1%)
35
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
874
(6%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
34
(0%)

Thomas a Edison Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 217
(71%)
11,348
(74%)
 Not Eligible 72
(23%)
3,049
(20%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 18
(6%)
957
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 753 ranked schools in Kansas, Thomas a Edison Elementary is ranked 190th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Thomas a Edison Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (76.5%) 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.

Thomas a Edison Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 219
2006 240
2007 258
2008 279
2009 290
2010 318
2011 288
2012 308
2013 403
2014 368
2015 307

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.2
2006 14
2007 16.5
2008 14.4
2009 17.2
2010 16
2011 13
2012 13.7
2013 17.6
2014 17.1
2015 12.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.82191780821918
2006 0.84583333333333
2007 0.87596899224806
2008 0.87813620071685
2009 0.94137931034483
2010 0.94025157232704
2011 0.94097222222222
2012 0.93831168831169
2013 0.94292803970223
2014 0.92663043478261
2015 0.76547231270358

Compare Thomas a Edison Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,220.0% 12.2:1
 
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 76.5%
 

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Public PK - 05 307 12.2:1  
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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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