Rushton Elementary



Rushton Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Rushton Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 55
1 69
2 49
3 46
4 45
5 48
6 47
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Rushton Elementary is a public elementary school located in Shawnee Mission, KS in the Shawnee Mission Public School District. It enrolls 359 students in grades 1st through 12th. Rushton Elementary is the 314th largest public school in Kansas and the 36,185th largest nationally. It has 15.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 359
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 23.4
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 36,185th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Kansas: 314th out of 754
Student/Teacher Rank in Kansas: 478th out of 706
Full Time Teacher Rank in Kansas: 309th out of 706

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Rushton Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 193
(54%)
8,515
(51%)
 Female 166
(46%)
8,161
(49%)

Rushton Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 198
(55%)
10,343
(62%)
 Hispanic 65
(18%)
3,234
(19%)
 Black 35
(10%)
1,648
(10%)
 Two or More 33
(9%)
926
(6%)
 Asian 27
(8%)
464
(3%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
47
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
14
(0%)

Rushton Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 181
(50%)
9,802
(59%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 147
(41%)
5,539
(33%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 31
(9%)
1,335
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 753 ranked schools in Kansas, Rushton Elementary is ranked 278th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Rushton Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (49.6%) is slightly 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.

Rushton Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 317
2006 311
2007 281
2008 254
2009 291
2010 306
2011 344
2012 343
2013 358
2014 332
2015 359

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.7
2006 13.8
2007 13.7
2008 12.6
2009 13.9
2010 14.5
2011 15.1
2012 13.7
2013 14.3
2014 15
2015 15.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.33123028391167
2006 0.40836012861736
2007 0.41637010676157
2008 0.47244094488189
2009 0.44329896907216
2010 0.45098039215686
2011 0.5
2012 0.55102040816327
2013 0.53631284916201
2014 0.50602409638554
2015 0.4958217270195

Compare Rushton Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,374.3% 13.7:1
 
1,530.0% 15.3:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 49.6%
 
State Average 51.7%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Rushton Elementary
Shawnee Mission, KS
Public KG - 06 359 15.3:1  
Roesland Elementary
Shawnee Mission, KS
Public KG - 06 403 16.1:1 2 miles
Horizon Academy
Roeland Park, KS
Private 01 - 12 83 4:1 2 miles
St Agnes Catholic Elementary School
Roeland Park, KS
Private KG - 08 263 11:1 2 miles
Shawnee Mission Christian School
Westwood, KS
Private PK - 12 86 10:1 2 miles
Junction Elementary
Kansas City, KS
Public PK - 05 298 16.4:1 2 miles
Our Lady of Unity School
Kansas City, KS
Private KG - 08 125 11:1 2 miles
Crestview Elementary
Shawnee Mission, KS
Public KG - 06 332 14.2:1 2 miles
Highlands Elementary
Shawnee Mission, KS
Public KG - 06 311 12.4:1 2 miles
Noble Prentis Elementary
Kansas City, KS
Public KG - 05 240 17.4:1 2 miles
Thomas a Edison Elementary
Kansas City, KS
Public PK - 05 307 12.2:1 2 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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