El Sol Elementary



El Sol Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

El Sol Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 64
1 56
2 59
3 55
4 54
5 45
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

El Sol Elementary is a public elementary school located in Kalamazoo, MI in the Kalamazoo Public Schools. It enrolls 333 students in grades 1st through 12th. El Sol Elementary is the 1,144th largest public school in Michigan and the 38,643rd largest nationally. It has 15.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 333
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 21.4
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 38,643rd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Michigan: 1,144th out of 1,908
Student/Teacher Rank in Michigan: 533rd out of 1,904
Full Time Teacher Rank in Michigan: 969th out of 1,904

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El Sol Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 178
(53%)
4,484
(49%)
 Male 155
(47%)
4,592
(51%)

El Sol Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 220
(66%)
1,187
(13%)
 White 71
(21%)
3,230
(36%)
 Black 32
(10%)
3,707
(41%)
 Two or More 9
(3%)
802
(9%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
24
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
122
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
4
(0%)

El Sol Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 168
(50%)
5,479
(60%)
 Not Eligible 149
(45%)
3,204
(35%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 16
(5%)
393
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,903 ranked schools in Michigan, El Sol Elementary is ranked 846th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of El Sol Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (55.3%) is slightly higher than the state average of 49.4%. 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.

El Sol Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2008 142
2009 219
2010 259
2011 270
2012 304
2013 310
2014 318
2015 333

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2008 16.9
2009 17.5
2010 15.9
2011 14.8
2012 14.1
2013 13.2
2014 13.6
2015 15.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2008 0.7887323943662
2009 0.82191780821918
2010 0.77992277992278
2011 0.78148148148148
2012 0.83552631578947
2013 0.77741935483871
2014 0.71698113207547
2015 0.55255255255255

Compare El Sol Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,560.0% 15.6:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,678.9% 16.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 49.4%
 
This School 55.3%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Public KG - 06 333 15.6:1  
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Public PK - 06 555 17.3:1 2 miles
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Private KG - 05 56 14:1 2 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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