West Elementary



West Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

West Elementary Students by Grade
PK 51
K 81
1 86
2 69
3 65
4 67
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

West Elementary is a public elementary school located in Valley Center, KS in the Valley Center Public School District. It enrolls 419 students in grades 1st through 12th. West Elementary is the 208th largest public school in Kansas and the 30,152nd largest nationally.

Total Students: 419
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: -1:1
Full Time Teachers: -9

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West Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 213
(51%)
752
(50%)
 Female 206
(49%)
741
(50%)

West Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 332
(79%)
1,229
(82%)
 Hispanic 58
(14%)
158
(11%)
 Two or More 18
(4%)
55
(4%)
 Black 5
(1%)
17
(1%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
15
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
18
(1%)

West Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 183
(44%)
564
(38%)
 Not Eligible 176
(42%)
776
(52%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 60
(14%)
153
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 753 ranked schools in Kansas, West Elementary is ranked 171st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of West Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (58.0%) 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.

West Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 362
2006 365
2007 404
2008 421
2009 398
2010 450
2011 393
2012 400
2013 397
2014 415
2015 419

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.7
2006 14.4
2007 19.9
2008 20.7
2009 17.1
2010 20.6
2011 17.6
2012 16.9
2013 18.1
2014 18.1
2015 N/A

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.37292817679558
2006 0.38904109589041
2007 0.32178217821782
2008 0.34679334916865
2009 0.39698492462312
2010 0.46222222222222
2011 0.44020356234097
2012 0.4975
2013 0.54911838790932
2014 0.55421686746988
2015 0.5799522673031

Compare West Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
N/A 0.0:1
 
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 58.0%
 

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Public PK - 04 419 -1:1  
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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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