Sterling Elementary School



Sterling Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sterling Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 53
1 47
2 49
3 55
4 51
5 52
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Sterling Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Sterling, MI in the Standish-Sterling Community School District. It enrolls 307 students in grades 1st through 12th. Sterling Elementary School is the 1,277th largest public school in Michigan and the 40,972nd largest nationally. It has 20.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 307
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 15.3
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 40,972nd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Michigan: 1,277th out of 1,908
Student/Teacher Rank in Michigan: 1,576th out of 1,904
Full Time Teacher Rank in Michigan: 1,528th out of 1,904

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Sterling Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 155
(50%)
552
(50%)
 Female 152
(50%)
549
(50%)

Sterling Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 296
(96%)
1,061
(96%)
 Hispanic 6
(2%)
15
(1%)
 Two or More 4
(1%)
6
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
13
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Black 0
(0%)
6
(1%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Sterling Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 168
(55%)
552
(50%)
 Not Eligible 122
(40%)
460
(42%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 17
(6%)
89
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,903 ranked schools in Michigan, Sterling Elementary School is ranked 839th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sterling Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (60.3%) 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.

Sterling Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 256
2006 285
2007 259
2008 253
2009 273
2010 314
2011 309
2012 309
2013 304
2014 312
2015 307

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.8
2006 19.1
2007 18.8
2008 18.2
2009 19.5
2010 21.3
2011 19.6
2012 19.6
2013 19.2
2014 23.3
2015 20.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.62109375
2006 0.43859649122807
2007 0.55598455598456
2008 0.58498023715415
2009 0.56043956043956
2010 0.56369426751592
2011 0.6084142394822
2012 0.64077669902913
2013 0.5625
2014 0.58012820512821
2015 0.60260586319218

Compare Sterling Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,678.9% 16.8:1
 
2,010.0% 20.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 49.4%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 60.3%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

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Sterling Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 307 20.1:1  
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Public 05 - 08 384 22.3:1 4 miles
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Public PK - 07 445 18.5:1 16 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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