Mccarter Elementary



Mccarter Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Mccarter Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 64
1 69
2 71
3 71
4 65
5 67
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Mccarter Elementary is a public elementary school located in Topeka, KS in the Topeka Public Schools. It enrolls 407 students in grades 1st through 12th. Mccarter Elementary is the 231st largest public school in Kansas and the 31,347th largest nationally. It has 16.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 407
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 24.4
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 31,347th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Kansas: 231st out of 754
Student/Teacher Rank in Kansas: 609th out of 706
Full Time Teacher Rank in Kansas: 288th out of 706

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Mccarter Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 220
(54%)
5,074
(52%)
 Female 187
(46%)
4,688
(48%)

Mccarter Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 197
(48%)
3,711
(38%)
 Hispanic 109
(27%)
3,070
(31%)
 Black 49
(12%)
1,803
(18%)
 Two or More 41
(10%)
996
(10%)
 Asian 5
(1%)
61
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(1%)
23
(0%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
98
(1%)

Mccarter Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 253
(62%)
7,495
(77%)
 Not Eligible 117
(29%)
1,732
(18%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 37
(9%)
535
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 753 ranked schools in Kansas, Mccarter Elementary is ranked 124th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Mccarter Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (71.3%) 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.

Mccarter Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 382
2006 360
2007 389
2008 427
2009 436
2010 453
2011 432
2012 431
2013 433
2014 421
2015 407

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.4
2006 11.7
2007 13.5
2008 13.4
2009 13.9
2010 14.3
2011 11.6
2012 13.6
2013 14
2014 14
2015 16.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.63350785340314
2006 0.61111111111111
2007 0.61696658097686
2008 0.63934426229508
2009 0.6605504587156
2010 0.70198675496689
2011 0.67592592592593
2012 0.70997679814385
2013 0.72055427251732
2014 0.73871733966746
2015 0.71253071253071

Compare Mccarter Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,374.3% 13.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,670.0% 16.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 51.7%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 71.3%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

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Public KG - 05 407 16.7:1  
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Public 06 - 08 441 12.4:1 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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