Sun Path Elementary



Sun Path Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sun Path Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 124
1 102
2 101
3 123
4 122
5 147
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 719 students in grades 1st through 12th. Sun Path Elementary is the 104th largest public school in Minnesota and the 7,181st largest nationally. It has 15.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 719
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 46
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 7,181st out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Minnesota: 104th out of 1,031
Student/Teacher Rank in Minnesota: 652nd out of 1,012
Full Time Teacher Rank in Minnesota: 94th out of 1,012

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Sun Path Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 388
(54%)
2,184
(48%)
 Male 331
(46%)
2,357
(52%)

Sun Path Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 446
(62%)
2,658
(59%)
 Hispanic 82
(11%)
619
(14%)
 Asian 75
(10%)
519
(11%)
 Black 61
(8%)
363
(8%)
 Two or More 45
(6%)
317
(7%)
 American Indian 7
(1%)
58
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(0%)
7
(0%)

Sun Path Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 491
(68%)
2,935
(65%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 174
(24%)
1,259
(28%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 54
(8%)
347
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,015 ranked schools in Minnesota, Sun Path Elementary is ranked 276th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sun Path Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (31.7%) 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.

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
2013 743
2014 732
2015 719

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
2013 17
2014 15.7
2015 15.6

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
2013 0.28398384925976
2014 0.27049180327869
2015 0.31710709318498

Compare Sun Path Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,460.2% 14.6:1
 
1,560.0% 15.6:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 31.7%
 
State Average 40.5%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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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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