Matthews Elementary



Matthews Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Matthews Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 88
2 94
3 89
4 95
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Matthews Elementary is a public elementary school located in Sikeston, MO in the Sikeston R-6 School District. It enrolls 366 students in grades 1st through 12th. Matthews Elementary is the 583rd largest public school in Missouri and the 35,446th largest nationally. It has 15.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 366
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 24.31
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 35,446th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Missouri: 583rd out of 1,262
Student/Teacher Rank in Missouri: 913th out of 1,258
Full Time Teacher Rank in Missouri: 676th out of 1,258

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Matthews Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 186
(51%)
986
(49%)
 Male 180
(49%)
1,037
(51%)

Matthews Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 173
(47%)
1,105
(55%)
 Black 144
(39%)
677
(33%)
 Hispanic 25
(7%)
89
(4%)
 Two or More 19
(5%)
132
(7%)
 Asian 5
(1%)
18
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Matthews Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 244
(67%)
1,341
(66%)
 Not Eligible 92
(25%)
568
(28%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 30
(8%)
114
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,252 ranked schools in Missouri, Matthews Elementary is ranked 304th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Matthews Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (74.9%) 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.

Matthews Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 308
2006 311
2007 321
2008 308
2009 301
2010 312
2011 330
2012 326
2013 347
2014 339
2015 366

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.6
2006 15.5
2007 14.4
2008 13.8
2009 14.4
2010 15.5
2011 15.3
2012 15
2013 16.2
2014 14.6
2015 15.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.6461038961039
2006 0.63987138263666
2007 0.61682242990654
2008 0.65584415584416
2009 0.60132890365449
2010 0.6025641025641
2011 0.68181818181818
2012 0.72085889570552
2013 0.7492795389049
2014 0.76991150442478
2015 0.74863387978142

Compare Matthews Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,356.8% 13.6:1
 
1,510.0% 15.1:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 53.2%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 74.9%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Matthews Elementary
Sikeston, MO
Public 01 - 04 366 15.1:1  
Southeast Missouri Christian Academy
Sikeston, MO
Private PK - KG 55 6:1 1 miles
The Christian Academy
Sikeston, MO
Private PK - 12 107 9:1 1 miles
5th and 6th Grade Center
Sikeston, MO
Public 05 - 06 523 15.9:1 1 miles
St Francis Xavier School
Sikeston, MO
Private PK - 08 126 10:1 2 miles
Sikeston Kindergarten Center
Sikeston, MO
Public PK - KG 385 13.2:1 2 miles
Lee Hunter Elementary
Sikeston, MO
Public 01 - 04 427 15:1 2 miles
Southeast Elementary
Sikeston, MO
Public 01 - 04 322 14.3:1 2 miles
Scott County Central Elementary
Sikeston, MO
Public PK - 06 178 10.8:1 8 miles
Matthews Elementary
Matthews, MO
Public PK - 05 177 17.7:1 8 miles
St Henry Catholic School
Charleston, MO
Private PK - 08 71 7:1 13 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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