Ross Elementary



Ross Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ross Elementary Students by Grade
PK 76
K 93
1 100
2 87
3 99
4 71
5 89
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ross Elementary is a public elementary school located in Topeka, KS in the Topeka Public Schools. It enrolls 615 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ross Elementary is the 36th largest public school in Kansas and the 12,676th largest nationally. It has 12.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 615
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 49.1
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 12,676th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Kansas: 36th out of 754
Student/Teacher Rank in Kansas: 186th out of 706
Full Time Teacher Rank in Kansas: 13th out of 706

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Ross Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 327
(53%)
5,074
(52%)
 Female 288
(47%)
4,688
(48%)

Ross Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 223
(36%)
3,070
(31%)
 White 165
(27%)
3,711
(38%)
 Black 161
(26%)
1,803
(18%)
 Two or More 52
(8%)
996
(10%)
 American Indian 11
(2%)
98
(1%)
 Asian 3
(0%)
61
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
23
(0%)

Ross Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 530
(86%)
7,495
(77%)
 Not Eligible 75
(12%)
1,732
(18%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 10
(2%)
535
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 753 ranked schools in Kansas, Ross Elementary is ranked 13th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ross Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (87.8%) is significantly 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.

Ross Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 265
2006 292
2007 307
2008 352
2009 329
2010 334
2011 369
2012 562
2013 595
2014 615
2015 615

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 10.6
2006 9.9
2007 11.6
2008 12.4
2009 11.6
2010 13.4
2011 11.3
2012 13.1
2013 12.1
2014 12.9
2015 12.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.85660377358491
2006 0.90753424657534
2007 0.85342019543974
2008 0.88636363636364
2009 0.83890577507599
2010 0.89820359281437
2011 0.8970189701897
2012 0.90925266903915
2013 0.92773109243697
2014 0.80975609756098
2015 0.8780487804878

Compare Ross Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,250.0% 12.5:1
 
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 87.8%
 

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School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Ross Elementary
Topeka, KS
Public PK - 05 615 12.5:1  
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Public 06 - 08 567 11.6:1 1 miles
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Public KG - 05 182 10.6:1 3 miles
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Public PK - 05 525 12.4:1 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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