Northwestern Elementary School - 04



Northwestern Elementary School - 04 Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Northwestern Elementary School - 04 Students by Grade
PK 23
K 12
1 13
2 20
3 22
4 23
5 26
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Northwestern Elementary School - 04 is a public elementary school located in Mellette, SD in the Northwestern Area School District 56-7. It enrolls 139 students in grades 1st through 12th. Northwestern Elementary School - 04 is the 161st largest public school in South Dakota and the 51,083rd largest nationally. It has 13.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 139
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 10.03

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Northwestern Elementary School - 04 Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 71
(51%)
91
(49%)
 Male 68
(49%)
95
(51%)

Northwestern Elementary School - 04 Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 136
(98%)
183
(98%)
 Two or More 3
(2%)
3
(2%)
 Black 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Hispanic 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Northwestern Elementary School - 04 Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 96
(69%)
126
(68%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 33
(24%)
43
(23%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 10
(7%)
17
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 286 ranked schools in South Dakota, Northwestern Elementary School - 04 is ranked 185th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Northwestern Elementary School - 04 students on free and reduced lunch assistance (30.9%) is lower than the state average of 43.5%. 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.

Northwestern Elementary School - 04 Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 119
2006 117
2007 114
2008 139
2009 122
2010 130
2011 132
2012 139

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.8
2006 12.2
2007 11.9
2008 13.1
2009 11.7
2010 12.7
2011 13
2012 13.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.3781512605042
2006 0.44444444444444
2007 0.44736842105263
2008 0.43884892086331
2009 0.34426229508197
2010 0.3
2011 0.33333333333333
2012 0.30935251798561

Compare Northwestern Elementary School - 04 to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,380.0% 13.8:1
 
1,390.0% 13.9:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 30.9%
 
State Average 43.5%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Northwestern Elementary School - 04
Mellette, SD
Public PK - 05 139 13.9:1  
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Public KG - 05 139 14.5:1 12 miles
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Simmons Middle School - 03
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Public 06 - 08 476 17.2:1 21 miles
Roncalli Primary School
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Private PK - 02 202 8:1 22 miles
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Public KG - 05 386 11.7:1 22 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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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