Parkside Elementary



Parkside Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Parkside Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 57
1 54
2 69
3 88
4 74
5 96
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 438 students in grades 1st through 12th. Parkside Elementary is the 452nd largest public school in Minnesota and the 28,086th largest nationally. It has 15.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 438
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 28.08
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 28,086th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Minnesota: 452nd out of 1,031
Student/Teacher Rank in Minnesota: 652nd out of 1,012
Full Time Teacher Rank in Minnesota: 504th out of 1,012

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Parkside Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 237
(54%)
2,062
(52%)
 Female 201
(46%)
1,898
(48%)

Parkside Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 375
(86%)
3,580
(90%)
 Hispanic 32
(7%)
139
(4%)
 Two or More 23
(5%)
142
(4%)
 Black 5
(1%)
49
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
12
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
34
(1%)

Parkside Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 279
(64%)
2,898
(73%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 110
(25%)
677
(17%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 49
(11%)
385
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,015 ranked schools in Minnesota, Parkside Elementary is ranked 441st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Parkside Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (36.3%) is slightly lower than the state average of 40.5%. 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
2013 487
2014 455
2015 438

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
2013 15.8
2014 15.3
2015 15.6

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
2013 0.37577002053388
2014 0.37142857142857
2015 0.36301369863014

Compare Parkside Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,460.2% 14.6:1
 
1,560.0% 15.6:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 36.3%
 
State Average 40.5%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Public PK - 05 438 15.6:1  
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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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