Beech Elementary



Beech Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Beech Elementary Students by Grade
PK 83
K 83
1 81
2 86
3 90
4 84
5 54
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Beech Elementary is a public elementary school located in Wichita, KS in the Wichita School District. It enrolls 561 students in grades 1st through 12th. Beech Elementary is the 63rd largest public school in Kansas and the 16,559th largest nationally. It has 16.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 561
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 34.9
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 16,559th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Kansas: 63rd out of 754
Student/Teacher Rank in Kansas: 551st out of 706
Full Time Teacher Rank in Kansas: 75th out of 706

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Beech Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 285
(51%)
18,941
(51%)
 Female 276
(49%)
17,911
(49%)

Beech Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 174
(31%)
6,906
(19%)
 White 156
(28%)
12,553
(34%)
 Hispanic 96
(17%)
12,493
(34%)
 Asian 64
(11%)
1,583
(4%)
 Two or More 62
(11%)
2,872
(8%)
 American Indian 5
(1%)
365
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 4
(1%)
80
(0%)

Beech Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 361
(64%)
25,538
(69%)
 Not Eligible 146
(26%)
8,443
(23%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 54
(10%)
2,871
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 753 ranked schools in Kansas, Beech Elementary is ranked 41st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Beech Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (74.0%) 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.

Beech Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 378
2006 475
2007 463
2008 355
2009 466
2010 524
2011 517
2012 518
2013 512
2014 515
2015 561

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.4
2006 14.8
2007 15.5
2008 12.5
2009 15.9
2010 17.4
2011 16.1
2012 17.3
2013 17.7
2014 17.8
2015 16.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.75661375661376
2006 0.64421052631579
2007 0.6889848812095
2008 0.81971830985915
2009 0.67811158798283
2010 0.73091603053435
2011 0.70599613152805
2012 0.71621621621622
2013 0.75
2014 0.75533980582524
2015 0.7397504456328

Compare Beech Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,374.3% 13.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,610.0% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 51.7%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 74.0%
 

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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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