South Elementary



South Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

South Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 217
1 240
2 227
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

South Elementary is a public elementary school located in Princeton, MN in the Princeton Public School District. It enrolls 684 students in grades 1st through 12th. South Elementary is the 129th largest public school in Minnesota and the 8,754th largest nationally. It has 13.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 684
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 49.07
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 8,754th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Minnesota: 129th out of 1,031
Student/Teacher Rank in Minnesota: 423rd out of 1,012
Full Time Teacher Rank in Minnesota: 66th out of 1,012

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South Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 346
(51%)
1,115
(52%)
 Female 338
(49%)
1,025
(48%)

South Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 646
(94%)
2,017
(94%)
 Hispanic 17
(2%)
43
(2%)
 Two or More 11
(2%)
50
(2%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
14
(1%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
8
(0%)
 Black 2
(0%)
8
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

South Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 451
(66%)
1,440
(67%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 167
(24%)
493
(23%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 66
(10%)
207
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,015 ranked schools in Minnesota, South Elementary is ranked 262nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of South Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (34.1%) 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.

South Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 828
2006 857
2007 848
2008 852
2009 817
2010 782
2011 785
2012 792
2013 778
2014 756
2015 684

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.7
2006 18.9
2007 18.3
2008 18.6
2009 18.5
2010 17.2
2011 17.2
2012 17.1
2013 16.8
2014 15.9
2015 13.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.21618357487923
2006 0.22053675612602
2007 0.22405660377358
2008 0.26173708920188
2009 0.32068543451652
2010 0.34143222506394
2011 0.34777070063694
2012 0.33080808080808
2013 0.34190231362468
2014 0.34259259259259
2015 0.3406432748538

Compare South Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,390.0% 13.9:1
 
1,460.2% 14.6:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 34.1%
 
State Average 40.5%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
South Elementary
Princeton, MN
Public KG - 02 684 13.9:1  
Princeton Middle School
Princeton, MN
Public 06 - 08 708 19.1:1 2 miles
North Elementary
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Public 03 - 05 744 16.9:1 2 miles
Zimmerman Middle School
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Westwood Elementary
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Public 03 - 05 576 18.7:1 9 miles
Zimmerman Elementary
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Public KG - 02 537 16.1:1 9 miles
Community Christian School
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Private PK - 08 121 16:1 10 miles
Faith Christian School
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Private PK - 12 69 9:1 14 miles
Rum River North-South
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Public 01 - 12 88 7.3:1 14 miles
Milaca Elementary
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Public PK - 06 1,020 14:1 14 miles
St Francis Christian School
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Private PK - 12 62 6:1 17 miles
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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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