Meadowlark Elementary



Meadowlark Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Meadowlark Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 57
1 79
2 64
3 74
4 49
5 55
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Meadowlark Elementary is a public elementary school located in Pittsburg, KS in the Pittsburg School District. It enrolls 378 students in grades 1st through 12th. Meadowlark Elementary is the 281st largest public school in Kansas and the 34,311th largest nationally. It has 13.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 378
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 28
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 34,311th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Kansas: 281st out of 754
Student/Teacher Rank in Kansas: 272nd out of 706
Full Time Teacher Rank in Kansas: 209th out of 706

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Meadowlark Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 189
(50%)
1,174
(54%)
 Female 189
(50%)
987
(46%)

Meadowlark Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 250
(66%)
1,519
(70%)
 Hispanic 79
(21%)
333
(15%)
 Two or More 33
(9%)
168
(8%)
 Black 10
(3%)
82
(4%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
20
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(1%)
11
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
28
(1%)

Meadowlark Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 245
(65%)
1,224
(57%)
 Not Eligible 101
(27%)
790
(37%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 32
(8%)
147
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 753 ranked schools in Kansas, Meadowlark Elementary is ranked 135th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Meadowlark Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (73.3%) 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.

Meadowlark Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 299
2006 329
2007 344
2008 354
2009 371
2010 351
2011 350
2012 352
2013 360
2014 369
2015 378

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.1
2006 13
2007 15
2008 15.1
2009 14.3
2010 13.2
2011 12.4
2012 14.1
2013 12.4
2014 14.2
2015 13.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.87959866220736
2006 0.74772036474164
2007 0.7703488372093
2008 0.77118644067797
2009 0.80323450134771
2010 0.80626780626781
2011 0.82571428571429
2012 0.82102272727273
2013 0.825
2014 0.79945799457995
2015 0.73280423280423

Compare Meadowlark Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,350.0% 13.5:1
 
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 73.3%
 

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Public KG - 05 378 13.5:1  
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Southeast Elementary School
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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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