Parker Elementary



Parker Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Parker Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 74
1 80
2 77
3 89
4 79
5 97
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Parker Elementary is a public elementary school located in Elk River, MN in the Elk River Public School District. It enrolls 496 students in grades 1st through 12th. Parker Elementary is the 359th largest public school in Minnesota and the 21,889th largest nationally. It has 17.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 496
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 28.59
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 21,889th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Minnesota: 359th out of 1,001
Student/Teacher Rank in Minnesota: 762nd out of 989
Full Time Teacher Rank in Minnesota: 471st out of 989

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Parker Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 261
(53%)
4,577
(51%)
 Female 235
(47%)
4,379
(49%)

Parker Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 405
(82%)
7,950
(89%)
 Two or More 38
(8%)
324
(4%)
 Hispanic 33
(7%)
316
(4%)
 Black 10
(2%)
154
(2%)
 Asian 10
(2%)
173
(2%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
36
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

Parker Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 339
(68%)
6,918
(77%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 124
(25%)
1,483
(17%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 33
(7%)
555
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 986 ranked schools in Minnesota, Parker Elementary is ranked 443rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Parker Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (31.7%) 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.

Parker Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 663
2006 705
2007 428
2008 431
2009 461
2010 479
2011 466
2012 496

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.5
2006 19.2
2007 16.4
2008 16.6
2009 18.8
2010 17.7
2011 15.6
2012 17.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.13574660633484
2006 0.1290780141844
2007 0.20560747663551
2008 0.24361948955916
2009 0.26247288503254
2010 0.32359081419624
2011 0.29399141630901
2012 0.31653225806452

Compare Parker Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,480.9% 14.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,730.0% 17.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 31.7%
 
State Average 40.6%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Parker Elementary
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Public KG - 05 496 17.3:1  
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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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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