Tatanka Elementary



Tatanka Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Tatanka Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 75
1 101
2 83
3 85
4 75
5 88
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Tatanka Elementary is a public elementary school located in Buffalo, MN in the Buffalo-Hanover-Montrose Public School District. It enrolls 507 students in grades 1st through 12th. Tatanka Elementary is the 334th largest public school in Minnesota and the 21,215th largest nationally. It has 17.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 507
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 28.92
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 21,215th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Minnesota: 334th out of 1,031
Student/Teacher Rank in Minnesota: 864th out of 1,012
Full Time Teacher Rank in Minnesota: 474th out of 1,012

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Tatanka Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 268
(53%)
2,062
(52%)
 Female 239
(47%)
1,898
(48%)

Tatanka Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 445
(88%)
3,580
(90%)
 Two or More 32
(6%)
142
(4%)
 Hispanic 12
(2%)
139
(4%)
 Black 11
(2%)
49
(1%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
34
(1%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
12
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
4
(0%)

Tatanka Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 345
(68%)
2,898
(73%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 115
(23%)
677
(17%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 47
(9%)
385
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,015 ranked schools in Minnesota, Tatanka Elementary is ranked 426th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Tatanka Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (32.0%) 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.

Tatanka Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 680
2006 476
2007 487
2008 505
2009 492
2010 534
2011 541
2012 604
2013 524
2014 510
2015 507

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.9
2006 17.9
2007 17.5
2008 17.7
2009 17.4
2010 18.7
2011 18.4
2012 17.9
2013 17.1
2014 16.4
2015 17.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.24117647058824
2006 0.20378151260504
2007 0.23203285420945
2008 0.27920792079208
2009 0.3130081300813
2010 0.33895131086142
2011 0.32347504621072
2012 0.34105960264901
2013 0.33206106870229
2014 0.29803921568627
2015 0.31952662721893

Compare Tatanka Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,460.2% 14.6:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,750.0% 17.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 32.0%
 
State Average 40.5%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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