Lester Prairie Elementary



Lester Prairie Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Lester Prairie Elementary Students by Grade
PK 9
K 25
1 32
2 32
3 31
4 43
5 28
6 31
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Lester Prairie Elementary is a public elementary school located in Lester Prairie, MN in the Lester Prairie Public School District. It enrolls 231 students in grades 1st through 12th. Lester Prairie Elementary is the 741st largest public school in Minnesota and the 46,727th largest nationally. It has 13.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 231
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 17.23
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 46,727th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Minnesota: 741st out of 1,031
Student/Teacher Rank in Minnesota: 359th out of 1,012
Full Time Teacher Rank in Minnesota: 743rd out of 1,012

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Lester Prairie Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 131
(57%)
131
(57%)
 Female 100
(43%)
100
(43%)

Lester Prairie Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 188
(81%)
188
(81%)
 Hispanic 40
(17%)
40
(17%)
 Two or More 2
(1%)
2
(1%)
 Black 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Lester Prairie Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 158
(68%)
158
(68%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 50
(22%)
50
(22%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 23
(10%)
23
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,015 ranked schools in Minnesota, Lester Prairie Elementary is ranked 742nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Lester Prairie Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (31.6%) 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.

Lester Prairie Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 229
2006 245
2007 238
2008 237
2009 211
2010 213
2011 218
2012 211
2013 225
2014 249
2015 231

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.7
2006 16.7
2007 16.3
2008 14.9
2009 13.4
2010 13.8
2011 14.1
2012 13.5
2013 13.8
2014 14.1
2015 13.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.26637554585153
2006 0.28571428571429
2007 0.27731092436975
2008 0.28691983122363
2009 0.35545023696682
2010 0.31455399061033
2011 0.24770642201835
2012 0.3696682464455
2013 0.32888888888889
2014 0.31726907630522
2015 0.31601731601732

Compare Lester Prairie Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,340.0% 13.4:1
 
1,460.2% 14.6:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 31.6%
 
State Average 40.5%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Public PK - 06 231 13.4:1  
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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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