South Elementary



South Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

South Elementary Students by Grade
PK 50
K 237
1 263
2 242
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 792 students in grades 1st through 12th. South Elementary is the 63rd largest public school in Minnesota and the 4,301st largest nationally. It has 17.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 792
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 46.44
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 4,301st out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Minnesota: 63rd out of 1,001
Student/Teacher Rank in Minnesota: 739th out of 989
Full Time Teacher Rank in Minnesota: 76th out of 989

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South Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 417
(53%)
1,169
(52%)
 Female 375
(47%)
1,086
(48%)

South Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 754
(95%)
2,112
(94%)
 Hispanic 15
(2%)
47
(2%)
 Two or More 14
(2%)
53
(2%)
 Black 4
(1%)
16
(1%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
15
(1%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
12
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

South Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 530
(67%)
1,518
(67%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 208
(26%)
563
(25%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 54
(7%)
174
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 986 ranked schools in Minnesota, South Elementary is ranked 211th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of South Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (33.1%) 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.

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

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

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

Compare South Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,480.9% 14.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,710.0% 17.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 33.1%
 
State Average 40.6%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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South Elementary
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Public PK - 02 792 17.1:1  
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Public 06 - 08 718 16.3:1 2 miles
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Public PK - 06 1,037 17.1:1 14 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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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