Valley Falls Elementary



Valley Falls Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Valley Falls Elementary Students by Grade
PK 43
K 24
1 36
2 30
3 32
4 35
5 27
6 26
7 26
8 21
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Valley Falls Elementary is a public elementary school located in Valley Falls, KS in the Valley Falls School District. It enrolls 300 students in grades 1st through 12th. Valley Falls Elementary is the 407th largest public school in Kansas and the 41,579th largest nationally. It has 12.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 300
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 23.6
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 41,579th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Kansas: 407th out of 754
Student/Teacher Rank in Kansas: 203rd out of 706
Full Time Teacher Rank in Kansas: 305th out of 706

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Valley Falls Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 164
(55%)
164
(55%)
 Male 136
(45%)
136
(45%)

Valley Falls Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 279
(93%)
279
(93%)
 Hispanic 15
(5%)
15
(5%)
 Two or More 3
(1%)
3
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(1%)
2
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Black 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Valley Falls Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 157
(52%)
157
(52%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 103
(34%)
103
(34%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 40
(13%)
40
(13%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 753 ranked schools in Kansas, Valley Falls Elementary is ranked 371st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Valley Falls Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (47.7%) 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.

Valley Falls Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 304
2006 283
2007 306
2008 291
2009 269
2010 274
2011 284
2012 258
2013 284
2014 294
2015 300

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.7
2006 11.2
2007 12.8
2008 10.6
2009 11.4
2010 12.1
2011 13.6
2012 13.1
2013 13.4
2014 12.1
2015 12.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.32894736842105
2006 0.30388692579505
2007 0.34313725490196
2008 0.37113402061856
2009 0.46468401486989
2010 0.45620437956204
2011 0.50704225352113
2012 0.46899224806202
2013 0.52464788732394
2014 0.5578231292517
2015 0.47666666666667

Compare Valley Falls Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,270.0% 12.7:1
 
1,374.3% 13.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 47.7%
 
State Average 51.7%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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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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