Townsend Elementary



Townsend Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Townsend Elementary Students by Grade
PK 11
K 35
1 46
2 55
3 53
4 49
5 51
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Townsend Elementary is a public elementary school located in Florissant, MO in the Hazelwood School District. It enrolls 300 students in grades 1st through 12th. Townsend Elementary is the 759th largest public school in Missouri and the 41,579th largest nationally. It has 9.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 300
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 9.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 32.92
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 41,579th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Missouri: 759th out of 1,262
Student/Teacher Rank in Missouri: 109th out of 1,258
Full Time Teacher Rank in Missouri: 289th out of 1,258

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Townsend Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 157
(52%)
6,475
(51%)
 Female 143
(48%)
6,134
(49%)

Townsend Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 288
(96%)
9,369
(74%)
 White 5
(2%)
2,617
(21%)
 Hispanic 4
(1%)
261
(2%)
 Two or More 3
(1%)
203
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
23
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
118
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
18
(0%)

Townsend Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 199
(66%)
7,528
(60%)
 Not Eligible 88
(29%)
4,388
(35%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 13
(4%)
693
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,252 ranked schools in Missouri, Townsend Elementary is ranked 489th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Townsend Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (70.7%) is 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.

Townsend Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 431
2006 401
2007 353
2008 327
2009 358
2010 377
2011 343
2012 356
2013 333
2014 322
2015 300

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14
2006 13.5
2007 13.7
2008 12.1
2009 15.1
2010 14.5
2011 16
2012 16.6
2013 14.8
2014 12.5
2015 9.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.61716937354988
2006 0.5860349127182
2007 0.55524079320113
2008 0.70642201834862
2009 0.68715083798883
2010 0.68435013262599
2011
2012 0.67415730337079
2013 0.74474474474474
2014 0.50931677018634
2015 0.70666666666667

Compare Townsend Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
910.0% 9.1:1
 
1,356.8% 13.6:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 53.2%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 70.7%
 

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Townsend Elementary
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Public PK - 05 300 9.1:1  
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Salem Lutheran School
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Twillman Elementary
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Public PK - 05 350 13.5:1 2 miles
Arrowpoint Elementary
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Public PK - 05 565 15.6:1 2 miles
Jamestown Elementary
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Public KG - 05 359 14.9:1 2 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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