Lake Center Elementary School



Lake Center Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Lake Center Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 82
1 100
2 103
3 94
4 107
5 89
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Lake Center Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Portage, MI in the Portage Public Schools. It enrolls 575 students in grades 1st through 12th. Lake Center Elementary School is the 219th largest public school in Michigan and the 15,078th largest nationally. It has 18.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 575
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 30.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 15,078th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Michigan: 219th out of 1,934
Student/Teacher Rank in Michigan: 1,351st out of 1,929
Full Time Teacher Rank in Michigan: 270th out of 1,929

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Lake Center Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 315
(55%)
3,041
(52%)
 Female 260
(45%)
2,862
(48%)

Lake Center Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 506
(88%)
4,582
(78%)
 Two or More 38
(7%)
418
(7%)
 Hispanic 15
(3%)
252
(4%)
 Asian 11
(2%)
316
(5%)
 Black 5
(1%)
317
(5%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
7
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
11
(0%)

Lake Center Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 484
(84%)
4,261
(72%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 76
(13%)
1,406
(24%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 15
(3%)
236
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,924 ranked schools in Michigan, Lake Center Elementary School is ranked 1,513th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Lake Center Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (15.8%) is significantly lower than the state average of 51.3%. 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.

Lake Center Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 526
2006 573
2007 555
2008 523
2009 574
2010 567
2011 566
2012 575

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18
2006 18.9
2007 18.1
2008 17.3
2009 18.2
2010 19.4
2011 19.9
2012 18.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.23764258555133
2006 0.2739965095986
2007 0.26126126126126
2008 0.30401529636711
2009 0.17421602787456
2010 0.16931216931217
2011 0.17314487632509
2012 0.15826086956522

Compare Lake Center Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,654.1% 16.5:1
 
1,890.0% 18.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 15.8%
 
State Average 51.3%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Public KG - 05 575 18.9:1  
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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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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