Sunflower Elementary



Sunflower Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sunflower Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 90
1 65
2 85
3 83
4 80
5 87
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Sunflower Elementary is a public elementary school located in Lawrence, KS in the Lawrence School District. It enrolls 490 students in grades 1st through 12th. Sunflower Elementary is the 122nd largest public school in Kansas and the 22,890th largest nationally. It has 15.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 490
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 31.1
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 22,890th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Kansas: 122nd out of 754
Student/Teacher Rank in Kansas: 523rd out of 706
Full Time Teacher Rank in Kansas: 132nd out of 706

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Sunflower Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 248
(51%)
4,112
(48%)
 Male 242
(49%)
4,529
(52%)

Sunflower Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 304
(62%)
5,910
(68%)
 Two or More 52
(11%)
776
(9%)
 Hispanic 51
(10%)
781
(9%)
 Black 32
(7%)
516
(6%)
 Asian 25
(5%)
327
(4%)
 American Indian 24
(5%)
302
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
29
(0%)

Sunflower Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 256
(52%)
5,101
(59%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 182
(37%)
2,886
(33%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 52
(11%)
654
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 753 ranked schools in Kansas, Sunflower Elementary is ranked 191st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sunflower Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (47.8%) is slightly 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 399
2006 473
2007 472
2008 477
2009 480
2010 480
2011 488
2012 N/A
2013 477
2014 490
2015 490

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.4
2006 16.3
2007 16.4
2008 15
2009 15.1
2010 15.9
2011 14.9
2012 N/A
2013 14.5
2014 15.5
2015 15.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.16040100250627
2006 0.17336152219873
2007 0.23516949152542
2008 0.28301886792453
2009 0.2875
2010 0.34791666666667
2011 0.39139344262295
2012
2013 0.44654088050314
2014 0.46734693877551
2015 0.47755102040816

Compare Sunflower Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,374.3% 13.7:1
 
1,580.0% 15.8:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 47.8%
 
State Average 51.7%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Sunflower Elementary
Lawrence, KS
Public KG - 05 490 15.8:1  
Lawrence Southwest Middle School
Lawrence, KS
Public 06 - 08 689 12.8:1 1 miles
Bishop Seabury Academy
Lawrence, KS
Private 06 - 12 196 8:1 1 miles
Corpus Christi Catholic School
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Private PK - 08 292 12:1 2 miles
Quail Run Elementary
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Public KG - 05 434 16.4:1 2 miles
Lawrence Montessori School
Lawrence, KS
Private PK - KG 92 1:1 2 miles
Schwegler Elementary
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Public KG - 05 383 10.5:1 3 miles
Sunset Hill Elementary
Lawrence, KS
Public KG - 05 285 15.1:1 3 miles
Montessori Childrens House
Lawrence, KS
Private PK - PK 64 9:1 3 miles
Lawrence West Middle School
Lawrence, KS
Public 06 - 08 667 13:1 3 miles
Langston Hughes Elementary
Lawrence, KS
Public KG - 05 512 17.5:1 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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