Peterson Elementary



Peterson Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Peterson Elementary Students by Grade
PK 40
K 70
1 78
2 78
3 67
4 65
5 49
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Peterson Elementary is a public elementary school located in Wichita, KS in the Wichita School District. It enrolls 447 students in grades 1st through 12th. Peterson Elementary is the 166th largest public school in Kansas and the 27,195th largest nationally. It has 16.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 447
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16:1
Full Time Teachers: 27.9
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 27,195th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Kansas: 166th out of 754
Student/Teacher Rank in Kansas: 539th out of 706
Full Time Teacher Rank in Kansas: 212th out of 706

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Peterson Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 242
(54%)
17,911
(49%)
 Male 205
(46%)
18,941
(51%)

Peterson Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 337
(75%)
12,553
(34%)
 Hispanic 38
(9%)
12,493
(34%)
 Two or More 29
(6%)
2,872
(8%)
 Black 26
(6%)
6,906
(19%)
 American Indian 12
(3%)
365
(1%)
 Asian 5
(1%)
1,583
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
80
(0%)

Peterson Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 242
(54%)
8,443
(23%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 169
(38%)
25,538
(69%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 36
(8%)
2,871
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 753 ranked schools in Kansas, Peterson Elementary is ranked 234th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Peterson Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (45.9%) 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.

Peterson Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 450
2006 417
2007 433
2008 386
2009 441
2010 423
2011 442
2012 431
2013 474
2014 445
2015 447

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.2
2006 16.3
2007 17.8
2008 15.9
2009 18.9
2010 17.4
2011 18.4
2012 17.5
2013 18.4
2014 16.4
2015 16

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.31111111111111
2006 0.31175059952038
2007 0.34642032332564
2008 0.43264248704663
2009 0.43990929705215
2010 0.43262411347518
2011 0.42760180995475
2012 0.46171693735499
2013 0.4746835443038
2014 0.51011235955056
2015 0.4586129753915

Compare Peterson Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,374.3% 13.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,600.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 45.9%
 
State Average 51.7%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Peterson Elementary
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Public PK - 05 447 16:1  
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Public PK - 05 358 14.4:1 2 miles
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Private PK - 04 174 5:1 3 miles
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Private PK - 08 129 10:1 4 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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