Letcher Elementary School



Letcher Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Letcher Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 2
K 54
1 60
2 60
3 42
4 71
5 52
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Letcher Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Blackey, KY in the Letcher County School District. It enrolls 341 students in grades 1st through 12th. Letcher Elementary School is the 566th largest public school in Kentucky and the 37,893rd largest nationally. It has 12.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 341
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 27.6
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 37,893rd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Kentucky: 566th out of 766
Student/Teacher Rank in Kentucky: 47th out of 752
Full Time Teacher Rank in Kentucky: 419th out of 752

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Letcher Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 181
(53%)
1,213
(53%)
 Female 160
(47%)
1,086
(47%)

Letcher Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 336
(99%)
2,242
(98%)
 Hispanic 2
(1%)
21
(1%)
 Two or More 2
(1%)
19
(1%)
 Black 1
(0%)
9
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
7
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Letcher Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 267
(78%)
1,605
(70%)
 Not Eligible 59
(17%)
577
(25%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 15
(4%)
117
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 753 ranked schools in Kentucky, Letcher Elementary School is ranked 380th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Letcher Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (82.7%) is significantly higher than the state average of 62.2%. 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.

Letcher Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 328
2006 330
2007 322
2008 304
2009 310
2010 339
2011 340
2012 325
2013 360
2014 388
2015 341

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.3
2006 14.3
2007 14.3
2008 13.6
2009 22.3
2010 14.4
2011 16.7
2012 11.9
2013 15
2014 14.1
2015 12.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.76829268292683
2006 0.72424242424242
2007 0.74534161490683
2008 0.6875
2009 0.75161290322581
2010 0.75811209439528
2011 0.74117647058824
2012 0.72923076923077
2013 0.73055555555556
2014 0.72164948453608
2015 0.82697947214076

Compare Letcher Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,240.0% 12.4:1
 
1,529.4% 15.3:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 62.2%
 
This School 82.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Letcher Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 341 12.4:1  
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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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