Nickerson Elementary



Nickerson Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Nickerson Elementary Students by Grade
PK 24
K 26
1 39
2 41
3 46
4 46
5 42
6 45
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Nickerson Elementary is a public elementary school located in Nickerson, KS in the Nickerson School District. It enrolls 309 students in grades 1st through 12th. Nickerson Elementary is the 388th largest public school in Kansas and the 40,796th largest nationally. It has 12.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 309
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 25
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 40,796th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Kansas: 388th out of 754
Student/Teacher Rank in Kansas: 176th out of 706
Full Time Teacher Rank in Kansas: 272nd out of 706

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Nickerson Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 162
(52%)
337
(52%)
 Female 147
(48%)
312
(48%)

Nickerson Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 278
(90%)
570
(88%)
 Hispanic 20
(6%)
41
(6%)
 Two or More 5
(2%)
22
(3%)
 Black 3
(1%)
11
(2%)
 American Indian 2
(1%)
3
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Nickerson Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 154
(50%)
309
(48%)
 Not Eligible 111
(36%)
252
(39%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 44
(14%)
88
(14%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 753 ranked schools in Kansas, Nickerson Elementary is ranked 248th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Nickerson Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (64.1%) is 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.

Nickerson Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 299
2006 299
2007 338
2008 342
2009 370
2010 368
2011 366
2012 355
2013 345
2014 338
2015 309

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.4
2006 11.9
2007 15
2008 14
2009 16.4
2010 16.8
2011 7.3
2012 15
2013 14.7
2014 13.7
2015 12.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.51839464882943
2006 0.51839464882943
2007 0.55621301775148
2008 0.58187134502924
2009 0.6027027027027
2010 0.62228260869565
2011 0.61748633879781
2012 0.68450704225352
2013 0.67826086956522
2014 0.70118343195266
2015 0.64077669902913

Compare Nickerson Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,240.0% 12.4:1
 
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 64.1%
 

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Public PK - 06 309 12.4:1  
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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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