Bluestem Elementary School



Bluestem Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Bluestem Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 14
K 25
1 36
2 38
3 47
4 47
5 36
6 38
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Bluestem Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Leon, KS in the Bluestem School District. It enrolls 281 students in grades 1st through 12th. Bluestem Elementary School is the 449th largest public school in Kansas and the 43,180th largest nationally. It has 13.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 281
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 21.3
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 43,180th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Kansas: 449th out of 754
Student/Teacher Rank in Kansas: 237th out of 706
Full Time Teacher Rank in Kansas: 367th out of 706

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Bluestem Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 144
(51%)
144
(51%)
 Female 137
(49%)
137
(49%)

Bluestem Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 241
(86%)
241
(86%)
 Hispanic 18
(6%)
18
(6%)
 Two or More 13
(5%)
13
(5%)
 Black 7
(2%)
7
(2%)
 American Indian 2
(1%)
2
(1%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Bluestem Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 140
(50%)
140
(50%)
 Not Eligible 121
(43%)
121
(43%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 20
(7%)
20
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 753 ranked schools in Kansas, Bluestem Elementary School is ranked 328th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Bluestem Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (56.9%) is slightly 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.

Bluestem Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 309
2006 256
2007 262
2008 261
2009 248
2010 248
2011 267
2012 270
2013 280
2014 272
2015 281

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.1
2006 10.9
2007 13.9
2008 13.6
2009 11.7
2010 12
2011 12.3
2012 13.1
2013 13.4
2014 14.1
2015 13.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.3495145631068
2006 0.4140625
2007 0.38549618320611
2008 0.4176245210728
2009 0.47983870967742
2010 0.47983870967742
2011 0.59550561797753
2012 0.56296296296296
2013 0.575
2014 0.58455882352941
2015 0.56939501779359

Compare Bluestem Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,320.0% 13.2:1
 
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 56.9%
 

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Bluestem Elementary School
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Public PK - 06 281 13.2:1  
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Public PK - 01 171 13.8:1 11 miles
Lincoln Elementary
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Public 02 - 05 163 14.4:1 11 miles
Lincoln Elementary
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Public PK - 05 233 13.4:1 11 miles
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Public PK - 05 248 13.2:1 11 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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