South Elementary School



South Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

South Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 81
2 98
3 94
4 80
5 79
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

South Elementary School is a public elementary school located in West Fargo, ND in the West Fargo 6 School District. It enrolls 432 students in grades 1st through 12th. South Elementary School is the 38th largest public school in North Dakota and the 28,730th largest nationally. It has 13.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 432
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 31.48

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South Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 224
(52%)
3,482
(49%)
 Male 208
(48%)
3,599
(51%)

South Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 290
(67%)
5,473
(77%)
 Black 78
(18%)
773
(11%)
 Hispanic 21
(5%)
283
(4%)
 Two or More 21
(5%)
189
(3%)
 American Indian 13
(3%)
143
(2%)
 Asian 9
(2%)
213
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
7
(0%)

South Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 273
(63%)
4,985
(70%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 149
(34%)
1,750
(25%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 10
(2%)
346
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 254 ranked schools in North Dakota, South Elementary School is ranked 24th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of South Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (36.8%) is slightly higher than the state average of 33.1%. 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.

South Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 519
2006 510
2007 506
2008 489
2009 473
2010 494
2011 540
2012 442
2013 443
2014 457
2015 432

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.5
2006 15.2
2007 13.9
2008 14
2009 13.5
2010 14.5
2011 15.4
2012 13.8
2013 13.9
2014 14.1
2015 13.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.3102119460501
2006 0.29607843137255
2007 0.27865612648221
2008 0.31492842535787
2009 0.34883720930233
2010 0.36437246963563
2011 0.36666666666667
2012 0.31900452488688
2013 0.35440180586907
2014 0.33916849015317
2015 0.36805555555556

Compare South Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,240.5% 12.4:1
 
1,370.0% 13.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 33.1%
 
This School 36.8%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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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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