Lake Center Elementary School



Lake Center Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Lake Center Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 75
1 80
2 87
3 101
4 97
5 103
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 543 students in grades 1st through 12th. Lake Center Elementary School is the 289th largest public school in Michigan and the 18,095th largest nationally. It has 17.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 543
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 30.6
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 18,095th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Michigan: 289th out of 1,908
Student/Teacher Rank in Michigan: 1,006th out of 1,904
Full Time Teacher Rank in Michigan: 298th out of 1,904

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Lake Center Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 283
(52%)
2,997
(51%)
 Female 260
(48%)
2,869
(49%)

Lake Center Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 455
(84%)
4,363
(74%)
 Two or More 47
(9%)
497
(8%)
 Hispanic 18
(3%)
306
(5%)
 Asian 16
(3%)
390
(7%)
 Black 7
(1%)
301
(5%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
7
(0%)

Lake Center Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 456
(84%)
4,344
(74%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 71
(13%)
1,217
(21%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 16
(3%)
305
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,903 ranked schools in Michigan, Lake Center Elementary School is ranked 1,464th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Lake Center Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (16.0%) is significantly lower than the state average of 49.4%. 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
2013 574
2014 567
2015 543

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
2013 18.9
2014 18
2015 17.7

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
2013 0.14982578397213
2014 0.16402116402116
2015 0.16022099447514

Compare Lake Center Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,678.9% 16.8:1
 
1,770.0% 17.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 16.0%
 
State Average 49.4%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Public PK - 05 543 17.7:1  
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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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