Staples Elementary



Staples Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Staples Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 59
1 44
2 55
3 61
4 55
5 68
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Staples Elementary is a public elementary school located in Staples, MN in the Staples-Motley School District. It enrolls 342 students in grades 1st through 12th. Staples Elementary is the 608th largest public school in Minnesota and the 37,797th largest nationally. It has 12.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 342
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 27.18
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 37,797th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Minnesota: 608th out of 1,031
Student/Teacher Rank in Minnesota: 264th out of 1,012
Full Time Teacher Rank in Minnesota: 524th out of 1,012

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Staples Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 187
(55%)
421
(54%)
 Female 155
(45%)
358
(46%)

Staples Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 310
(91%)
691
(89%)
 Two or More 18
(5%)
36
(5%)
 Hispanic 7
(2%)
26
(3%)
 Black 3
(1%)
7
(1%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
12
(2%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
7
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Staples Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 147
(43%)
323
(41%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 131
(38%)
320
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 64
(19%)
136
(17%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,015 ranked schools in Minnesota, Staples Elementary is ranked 342nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Staples Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (57.0%) is higher than the state average of 40.5%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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.

Staples Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 456
2006 411
2007 406
2008 391
2009 374
2010 396
2011 369
2012 368
2013 369
2014 349
2015 342

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13
2006 13
2007 14
2008 13.3
2009 12.7
2010 13.3
2011 11.9
2012 11.4
2013 12.1
2014 11.7
2015 12.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.6359649122807
2006 0.6301703163017
2007 0.6551724137931
2008 0.62915601023018
2009 0.67112299465241
2010 0.66161616161616
2011 0.64227642276423
2012 0.5625
2013 0.57994579945799
2014 0.55873925501433
2015 0.57017543859649

Compare Staples Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,260.0% 12.6:1
 
1,460.2% 14.6:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 40.5%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 57.0%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

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Staples Elementary
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Public KG - 05 342 12.6:1  
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Public 06 - 12 102 11.3:1 1 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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