Lester Prairie Elementary



Lester Prairie Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Lester Prairie Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 33
1 36
2 30
3 30
4 33
5 24
6 25
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 211 students in grades 1st through 12th. Lester Prairie Elementary is the 742nd largest public school in Minnesota and the 47,522nd largest nationally. It has 13.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 211
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 15.68
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 47,522nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Minnesota: 742nd out of 1,001
Student/Teacher Rank in Minnesota: 308th out of 989
Full Time Teacher Rank in Minnesota: 752nd out of 989

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Lester Prairie Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 116
(55%)
116
(55%)
 Female 95
(45%)
95
(45%)

Lester Prairie Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 176
(83%)
176
(83%)
 Hispanic 32
(15%)
32
(15%)
 Two or More 3
(1%)
3
(1%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Black 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Lester Prairie Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 133
(63%)
133
(63%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 64
(30%)
64
(30%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 14
(7%)
14
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 986 ranked schools in Minnesota, Lester Prairie Elementary is ranked 716th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Lester Prairie Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (37.0%) 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.

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

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

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

Compare Lester Prairie Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,350.0% 13.5:1
 
1,480.9% 14.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 37.0%
 
State Average 40.6%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Lester Prairie Elementary
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Public PK - 06 211 13.5:1  
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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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