Athena Elementary



Athena Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Athena Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 79
1 84
2 85
3 88
4 83
5 92
6 95
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Athena Elementary is a public elementary school located in Desoto, MO in the Desoto 73 School District. It enrolls 606 students in grades 1st through 12th. Athena Elementary is the 105th largest public school in Missouri and the 13,289th largest nationally. It has 13.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 606
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 46.14
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 13,289th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Missouri: 105th out of 1,262
Student/Teacher Rank in Missouri: 489th out of 1,258
Full Time Teacher Rank in Missouri: 63rd out of 1,258

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Athena Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 327
(54%)
852
(54%)
 Female 279
(46%)
727
(46%)

Athena Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 570
(94%)
1,510
(96%)
 Hispanic 16
(3%)
21
(1%)
 Black 13
(2%)
33
(2%)
 Two or More 5
(1%)
6
(0%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
6
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Athena Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 291
(48%)
698
(44%)
 Not Eligible 271
(45%)
771
(49%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 44
(7%)
110
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,252 ranked schools in Missouri, Athena Elementary is ranked 166th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Athena Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (55.3%) is slightly higher than the state average of 53.2%. 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.

Athena Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 656
2006 638
2007 655
2008 665
2009 699
2010 701
2011 722
2012 679
2013 664
2014 663
2015 606

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.1
2006 14.2
2007 14.3
2008 14.1
2009 14.8
2010 14.8
2011 15
2012 13.8
2013 13.7
2014 13.5
2015 13.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.4359756097561
2006 0.46081504702194
2007 0.44274809160305
2008 0.47067669172932
2009 0.51072961373391
2010 0.51640513552068
2011 0.57063711911357
2012 0.63622974963181
2013 0.63102409638554
2014 0.63499245852187
2015 0.55280528052805

Compare Athena Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,310.0% 13.1:1
 
1,356.8% 13.6:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 53.2%
 
This School 55.3%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Public KG - 06 606 13.1:1  
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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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