North Star Elementary School



North Star Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

North Star Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 24
K 23
1 22
2 25
3 20
4 28
5 18
6 20
7 26
8 17
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

North Star Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Cando, ND in the North Star 10 School District. It enrolls 223 students in grades 1st through 12th. North Star Elementary School is the 105th largest public school in North Dakota and the 47,233rd largest nationally. It has 13.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 223
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 17.04

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North Star Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 115
(52%)
115
(52%)
 Female 108
(48%)
108
(48%)

North Star Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 184
(83%)
184
(83%)
 Two or More 14
(6%)
14
(6%)
 American Indian 11
(5%)
11
(5%)
 Hispanic 7
(3%)
7
(3%)
 Black 5
(2%)
5
(2%)
 Asian 2
(1%)
2
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

North Star Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 160
(72%)
160
(72%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 43
(19%)
43
(19%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 20
(9%)
20
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 254 ranked schools in North Dakota, North Star Elementary School is ranked 109th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of North Star Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (28.3%) is slightly lower than the state average of 33.1%. 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.

North Star Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2008 173
2009 166
2010 189
2011 198
2012 176
2013 217
2014 212
2015 223

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2008 10.9
2009 10.7
2010 12.6
2011 11.7
2012 10.4
2013 14.6
2014 13.3
2015 13.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2008 0.35260115606936
2009 0.33132530120482
2010 0.27513227513228
2011 0.27272727272727
2012 0.36931818181818
2013 0.24884792626728
2014 0.27358490566038
2015 0.28251121076233

Compare North Star Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,240.5% 12.4:1
 
1,310.0% 13.1:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 28.3%
 
State Average 33.1%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
North Star Elementary School
Cando, ND
Public PK - 08 223 13.1:1  
Leeds Elementary School
Leeds, ND
Public PK - 08 88 7.2:1 18 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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