Parkside Elementary



Parkside Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Parkside Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 76
1 61
2 67
3 67
4 78
5 68
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Parkside Elementary is a public elementary school located in Buffalo, MN in the Buffalo-Hanover-Montrose Public School District. It enrolls 417 students in grades 1st through 12th. Parkside Elementary is the 503rd largest public school in Minnesota and the 29,859th largest nationally. It has 16.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 417
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 25.44
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 29,859th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Minnesota: 503rd out of 1,001
Student/Teacher Rank in Minnesota: 686th out of 989
Full Time Teacher Rank in Minnesota: 547th out of 989

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Parkside Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 210
(50%)
2,108
(51%)
 Female 207
(50%)
1,986
(49%)

Parkside Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 354
(85%)
3,743
(91%)
 Hispanic 34
(8%)
139
(3%)
 Two or More 15
(4%)
98
(2%)
 Black 6
(1%)
54
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 4
(1%)
6
(0%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
43
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
11
(0%)

Parkside Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 261
(63%)
2,928
(72%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 129
(31%)
809
(20%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 27
(6%)
357
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 986 ranked schools in Minnesota, Parkside Elementary is ranked 446th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Parkside Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (37.4%) is slightly lower than the state average of 40.6%. 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.

Parkside Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 713
2006 408
2007 415
2008 441
2009 427
2010 433
2011 422
2012 417

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.6
2006 17.6
2007 17.4
2008 19.1
2009 19.2
2010 18.8
2011 17.6
2012 16.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.19495091164095
2006 0.27205882352941
2007 0.27469879518072
2008 0.33106575963719
2009 0.39578454332553
2010 0.43879907621247
2011 0.37440758293839
2012 0.37410071942446

Compare Parkside Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,480.9% 14.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,640.0% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 37.4%
 
State Average 40.6%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Parkside Elementary
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Public PK - 05 417 16.4:1  
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Public KG - 05 256 19.2:1 1 miles
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Private KG - 08 131 16:1 8 miles
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Public PK - 05 323 16.9:1 8 miles
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Public KG - 05 822 17.1:1 9 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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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