Kelso Elementary



Kelso Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Kelso Elementary Students by Grade
PK 15
K 15
1 11
2 12
3 11
4 12
5 9
6 13
7 20
8 7
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Kelso Elementary is a public elementary school located in Benton, MO in the Kelso C-7 School District. It enrolls 125 students in grades 1st through 12th. Kelso Elementary is the 1,093rd largest public school in Missouri and the 52,028th largest nationally. It has 9.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 125
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 9.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 12.85
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 52,028th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Missouri: 1,093rd out of 1,262
Student/Teacher Rank in Missouri: 126th out of 1,258
Full Time Teacher Rank in Missouri: 1,041st out of 1,258

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Kelso Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 70
(56%)
70
(56%)
 Female 55
(44%)
55
(44%)

Kelso Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 121
(97%)
121
(97%)
 Hispanic 3
(2%)
3
(2%)
 Two or More 1
(1%)
1
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Black 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Kelso Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 69
(55%)
69
(55%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 49
(39%)
49
(39%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 7
(6%)
7
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,252 ranked schools in Missouri, Kelso Elementary is ranked 1,091st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Kelso Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (44.8%) is slightly lower than the state average of 53.2%. 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.

Kelso Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 114
2006 116
2007 107
2008 104
2009 89
2010 95
2011 83
2012 91
2013 89
2014 97
2015 125

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 10.2
2006 11.5
2007 9.4
2008 9.1
2009 7.6
2010 7.9
2011 6.8
2012 7.3
2013 7.2
2014 8.1
2015 9.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.18421052631579
2006 0.17241379310345
2007 0.21495327102804
2008 0.28846153846154
2009 0.33707865168539
2010 0.29473684210526
2011 0.31325301204819
2012 0.30769230769231
2013 0.40449438202247
2014 0.37113402061856
2015 0.448

Compare Kelso Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
970.0% 9.7:1
 
1,356.8% 13.6:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 44.8%
 
State Average 53.2%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Kelso Elementary
Benton, MO
Public PK - 08 125 9.7:1  
St Denis School
Benton, MO
Private PK - 08 114 11:1 2 miles
Scott County Middle School
Benton, MO
Public 06 - 08 217 14.8:1 6 miles
St Augustine School
Kelso, MO
Private PK - 08 171 12:1 6 miles
Scott County Elementary
Benton, MO
Public PK - 05 483 13.8:1 6 miles
Scott City Middle School
Scott City, MO
Public 05 - 08 267 14.4:1 7 miles
Scott City Elementary
Scott City, MO
Public KG - 04 339 13.4:1 7 miles
Oran Elementary School
Oran, MO
Public KG - 06 160 14.4:1 7 miles
Guardian Angel School
Oran, MO
Private KG - 08 66 9:1 7 miles
Chaffee Elementary
Chaffee, MO
Public PK - 06 408 16.3:1 9 miles
Scott County Central Elementary
Sikeston, MO
Public PK - 06 178 10.8:1 11 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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