Sun Path Elementary



Sun Path Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sun Path Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 114
1 133
2 142
3 127
4 125
5 127
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Sun Path Elementary is a public elementary school located in Shakopee, MN in the Shakopee Public School District. It enrolls 768 students in grades 1st through 12th. Sun Path Elementary is the 73rd largest public school in Minnesota and the 5,025th largest nationally. It has 17.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 768
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17:1
Full Time Teachers: 45.17
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 5,025th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Minnesota: 73rd out of 1,001
Student/Teacher Rank in Minnesota: 729th out of 989
Full Time Teacher Rank in Minnesota: 93rd out of 989

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Sun Path Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 392
(51%)
2,285
(52%)
 Female 376
(49%)
2,144
(48%)

Sun Path Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 535
(70%)
2,761
(62%)
 Hispanic 78
(10%)
567
(13%)
 Asian 77
(10%)
537
(12%)
 Black 44
(6%)
256
(6%)
 Two or More 30
(4%)
248
(6%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
59
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Sun Path Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 544
(71%)
2,958
(67%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 198
(26%)
1,221
(28%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 26
(3%)
250
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 986 ranked schools in Minnesota, Sun Path Elementary is ranked 279th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sun Path Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (29.2%) 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.

Sun Path Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 855
2006 872
2007 543
2008 565
2009 690
2010 731
2011 776
2012 768

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16
2006 15.2
2007 17.4
2008 15.5
2009 17.6
2010 18.1
2011 18.5
2012 17

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.28187134502924
2006 0.28784403669725
2007 0.19705340699816
2008 0.1716814159292
2009 0.19710144927536
2010 0.20109439124487
2011 0.27448453608247
2012 0.29166666666667

Compare Sun Path Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,480.9% 14.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,700.0% 17.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 29.2%
 
State Average 40.6%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Sun Path Elementary
Shakopee, MN
Public KG - 05 768 17:1  
Shakopee Area Catholic School
Shakopee, MN
Private PK - 08 862 18:1 1 miles
Pearson Sixth Grade Center
Shakopee, MN
Public 06 - 06 581 16.5:1 2 miles
Central Family Center
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Public PK - 12 113 3.8:1 3 miles
Jackson Elementary
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Public KG - 05 763 16.8:1 3 miles
Sweeney Elementary
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Public KG - 05 728 15.9:1 3 miles
Jeffers Pond Elementary
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Public KG - 05 507 17.5:1 4 miles
Eagle Creek Elementary School
Shakopee, MN
Public KG - 05 740 18:1 4 miles
Red Oak Elementary
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Public KG - 05 736 15.8:1 4 miles
Living Hope Lutheran School
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Private PK - 04 130 16:1 5 miles
Cedar Ridge Elementary
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Public KG - 06 833 16.6:1 5 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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