West Plains Elementary



West Plains Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

West Plains Elementary Students by Grade
PK 64
K 138
1 172
2 142
3 125
4 123
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

West Plains Elementary is a public elementary school located in West Plains, MO in the West Plains R-VII School District. It enrolls 764 students in grades 1st through 12th. West Plains Elementary is the 36th largest public school in Missouri and the 5,517th largest nationally. It has 14.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 764
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 53.37
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 5,517th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Missouri: 36th out of 1,262
Student/Teacher Rank in Missouri: 726th out of 1,258
Full Time Teacher Rank in Missouri: 32nd out of 1,258

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West Plains Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 401
(52%)
735
(50%)
 Female 363
(48%)
726
(50%)

West Plains Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 720
(94%)
1,381
(95%)
 Hispanic 16
(2%)
31
(2%)
 Two or More 10
(1%)
15
(1%)
 Black 9
(1%)
19
(1%)
 Asian 5
(1%)
7
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
6
(0%)

West Plains Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 453
(59%)
839
(57%)
 Not Eligible 231
(30%)
489
(33%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 80
(10%)
133
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,252 ranked schools in Missouri, West Plains Elementary is ranked 21st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of West Plains Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (69.8%) 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.

West Plains Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 649
2006 659
2007 654
2008 641
2009 733
2010 739
2011 731
2012 756
2013 748
2014 757
2015 764

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.8
2006 14.3
2007 13.3
2008 12.8
2009 15.1
2010 14
2011 14
2012 14.6
2013 14.2
2014 14
2015 14.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.78582434514638
2006 0.69195751138088
2007 0.68501529051988
2008 0.65990639625585
2009 0.68076398362892
2010 0.65493910690122
2011 0.66210670314637
2012 0.66798941798942
2013 0.72860962566845
2014 0.7331571994716
2015 0.69764397905759

Compare West Plains Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,356.8% 13.6:1
 
1,430.0% 14.3:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 53.2%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 69.8%
 

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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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