Ralph Downs Elementary School



Ralph Downs Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ralph Downs Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 58
K 56
1 66
2 79
3 69
4 72
5 71
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ralph Downs Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Oklahoma City, OK in the Putnam City School District. It enrolls 471 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ralph Downs Elementary School is the 294th largest public school in Oklahoma and the 24,747th largest nationally. It has 15.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 471
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 30.75
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 24,747th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Oklahoma: 294th out of 960
Student/Teacher Rank in Oklahoma: 311th out of 955
Full Time Teacher Rank in Oklahoma: 218th out of 955

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Ralph Downs Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 246
(52%)
7,194
(51%)
 Female 225
(48%)
6,840
(49%)

Ralph Downs Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 196
(42%)
4,388
(31%)
 Black 131
(28%)
3,543
(25%)
 Hispanic 49
(10%)
3,893
(28%)
 Two or More 42
(9%)
1,288
(9%)
 Asian 39
(8%)
506
(4%)
 American Indian 13
(3%)
382
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
34
(0%)

Ralph Downs Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 213
(45%)
9,733
(69%)
 Not Eligible 193
(41%)
2,917
(21%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 65
(14%)
1,384
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 953 ranked schools in Oklahoma, Ralph Downs Elementary School is ranked 341st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ralph Downs Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (59.0%) is slightly lower than the state average of 65.6%. 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.

Ralph Downs Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 516
2006 554
2007 509
2008 498
2009 529
2010 517
2011 500
2012 527
2013 511
2014 509
2015 471

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.4
2006 18.7
2007 17.5
2008 18.7
2009 18
2010 17
2011 15.9
2012 17.2
2013 16.8
2014 15.7
2015 15.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.30426356589147
2006 0.2942238267148
2007 0.34970530451866
2008 0.38955823293173
2009 0.51606805293006
2010 0.52417794970986
2011 0.564
2012 0.58444022770398
2013 0.58317025440313
2014 0.60510805500982
2015 0.59023354564756

Compare Ralph Downs Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,530.0% 15.3:1
 
1,578.5% 15.8:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 59.0%
 
State Average 65.6%
 

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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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