Meadowlark Ridge Elementary



Meadowlark Ridge Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Meadowlark Ridge Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 59
1 60
2 91
3 56
4 71
5 58
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Meadowlark Ridge Elementary is a public elementary school located in Salina, KS in the Salina School District. It enrolls 395 students in grades 1st through 12th. Meadowlark Ridge Elementary is the 254th largest public school in Kansas and the 32,569th largest nationally. It has 14.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 395
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 27.9
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 32,569th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Kansas: 254th out of 754
Student/Teacher Rank in Kansas: 360th out of 706
Full Time Teacher Rank in Kansas: 212th out of 706

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Meadowlark Ridge Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 202
(51%)
2,469
(50%)
 Male 193
(49%)
2,468
(50%)

Meadowlark Ridge Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 295
(75%)
3,062
(62%)
 Hispanic 42
(11%)
1,099
(22%)
 Two or More 28
(7%)
466
(9%)
 Black 21
(5%)
184
(4%)
 Asian 8
(2%)
115
(2%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
8
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

Meadowlark Ridge Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 245
(62%)
1,649
(33%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 123
(31%)
2,659
(54%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 27
(7%)
629
(13%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 753 ranked schools in Kansas, Meadowlark Ridge Elementary is ranked 353rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Meadowlark Ridge Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (38.0%) is 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.

Meadowlark Ridge Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 385
2006 438
2007 400
2008 419
2009 414
2010 372
2011 412
2012 406
2013 413
2014 434
2015 395

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.2
2006 13.9
2007 15.8
2008 16.2
2009 16
2010 13.8
2011 15.4
2012 14.3
2013 15.5
2014 15.1
2015 14.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.29090909090909
2006 0.28082191780822
2007 0.2325
2008 0.2673031026253
2009 0.28260869565217
2010 0.28763440860215
2011 0.30825242718447
2012 0.30295566502463
2013 0.32203389830508
2014 0.38018433179724
2015 0.37974683544304

Compare Meadowlark Ridge Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,374.3% 13.7:1
 
1,420.0% 14.2:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 38.0%
 
State Average 51.7%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Public PK - 05 395 14.2:1  
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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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