Rising Star Elementary



Rising Star Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Rising Star Elementary Students by Grade
PK 4
K 97
1 93
2 82
3 98
4 89
5 75
6 77
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Rising Star Elementary is a public elementary school located in Shawnee Mission, KS in the Shawnee Mission Public School District. It enrolls 615 students in grades 1st through 12th. Rising Star Elementary is the 36th largest public school in Kansas and the 12,676th largest nationally. It has 16.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 615
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 37.1
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 12,676th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Kansas: 36th out of 754
Student/Teacher Rank in Kansas: 597th out of 706
Full Time Teacher Rank in Kansas: 51st out of 706

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Rising Star Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 309
(50%)
8,515
(51%)
 Female 306
(50%)
8,161
(49%)

Rising Star Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 288
(47%)
10,343
(62%)
 Hispanic 134
(22%)
3,234
(19%)
 Black 128
(21%)
1,648
(10%)
 Two or More 37
(6%)
926
(6%)
 Asian 25
(4%)
464
(3%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
47
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
14
(0%)

Rising Star Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 308
(50%)
5,539
(33%)
 Not Eligible 243
(40%)
9,802
(59%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 64
(10%)
1,335
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 753 ranked schools in Kansas, Rising Star Elementary is ranked 69th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Rising Star Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (60.5%) 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.

Rising Star Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 393
2006 403
2007 428
2008 380
2009 405
2010 491
2011 618
2012 626
2013 620
2014 602
2015 615

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.1
2006 11.5
2007 12.9
2008 12
2009 13.5
2010 15.3
2011 14.4
2012 15
2013 15.8
2014 15.1
2015 16.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.18575063613232
2006 0.27543424317618
2007 0.34579439252336
2008 0.36315789473684
2009 0.3679012345679
2010 0.5030549898167
2011 0.54045307443366
2012 0.55750798722045
2013 0.58387096774194
2014 0.57475083056478
2015 0.60487804878049

Compare Rising Star Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,374.3% 13.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,660.0% 16.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 51.7%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 60.5%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Rising Star Elementary
Shawnee Mission, KS
Public PK - 06 615 16.6:1  
Mill Creek Elementary
Shawnee Mission, KS
Public KG - 06 372 14.9:1 1 miles
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Private KG - 08 637 17:1 1 miles
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Public KG - 06 580 16.2:1 2 miles
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Private PK - 08 376 13:1 2 miles
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Public KG - 06 414 14.7:1 2 miles
Christ Preparatory Academy
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Private KG - 12 188 12:1 2 miles
Rosehill Elementary
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Public PK - 06 583 14.5:1 2 miles
Rhein Benninghoven Elementary
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Public KG - 06 600 16.1:1 3 miles
Holy Spirit School
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Private PK - 08 374 13:1 3 miles
Maranatha Christian Academy
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Private PK - 12 533 12:1 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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