Pearson Elementary



Pearson Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Pearson Elementary Students by Grade
PK 6
K 29
1 33
2 29
3 29
4 28
5 29
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Pearson Elementary is a public elementary school located in Wheaton, MN in the Wheaton Area Public School District. It enrolls 183 students in grades 1st through 12th. Pearson Elementary is the 790th largest public school in Minnesota and the 49,337th largest nationally. It has 11.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 183
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 16.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 49,337th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Minnesota: 790th out of 1,031
Student/Teacher Rank in Minnesota: 165th out of 1,012
Full Time Teacher Rank in Minnesota: 757th out of 1,012

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Pearson Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 96
(52%)
211
(52%)
 Female 87
(48%)
191
(48%)

Pearson Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 157
(86%)
354
(88%)
 Hispanic 18
(10%)
32
(8%)
 Two or More 5
(3%)
8
(2%)
 Black 3
(2%)
6
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Pearson Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 96
(52%)
236
(59%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 71
(39%)
125
(31%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 16
(9%)
41
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,015 ranked schools in Minnesota, Pearson Elementary is ranked 683rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Pearson Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (47.5%) is slightly 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.

Pearson Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 187
2006 175
2007 173
2008 166
2009 177
2010 174
2011 167
2012 164
2013 174
2014 179
2015 183

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 10.2
2006 10.4
2007 11.5
2008 11.1
2009 12
2010 13.8
2011 13
2012 11.3
2013 11.3
2014 10.8
2015 11.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.28342245989305
2006 0.28
2007 0.29479768786127
2008 0.24698795180723
2009 0.33333333333333
2010 0.36206896551724
2011 0.36526946107784
2012 0.3719512195122
2013 0.39655172413793
2014 0.40223463687151
2015 0.47540983606557

Compare Pearson Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,110.0% 11.1:1
 
1,460.2% 14.6:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 40.5%
 
This School 47.5%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Pearson Elementary
Wheaton, MN
Public PK - 05 183 11.1:1  
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Public 06 - 12 219 11.4:1 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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