Explorer Elementary - 04



Explorer Elementary - 04 Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Explorer Elementary - 04 Students by Grade
PK 11
K 135
1 114
2 92
3 76
4 82
5 74
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Explorer Elementary - 04 is a public elementary school located in Sioux Falls, SD in the Harrisburg School District 41-2. It enrolls 584 students in grades 1st through 12th. Explorer Elementary - 04 is the 17th largest public school in South Dakota and the 14,426th largest nationally. It has 16.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 584
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 34.69

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Explorer Elementary - 04 Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 304
(52%)
1,229
(50%)
 Female 280
(48%)
1,206
(50%)

Explorer Elementary - 04 Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 530
(91%)
2,281
(94%)
 Hispanic 15
(3%)
35
(1%)
 Black 14
(2%)
39
(2%)
 Asian 11
(2%)
29
(1%)
 Two or More 10
(2%)
35
(1%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
14
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Explorer Elementary - 04 Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 505
(86%)
2,066
(85%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 62
(11%)
255
(10%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 17
(3%)
114
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 286 ranked schools in South Dakota, Explorer Elementary - 04 is ranked 114th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Explorer Elementary - 04 students on free and reduced lunch assistance (13.5%) is significantly 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.

Explorer Elementary - 04 Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 284
2006 405
2007 489
2008 395
2009 425
2010 465
2011 530
2012 584

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.8
2006 15.7
2007 15.4
2008 14.1
2009 13.7
2010 14.5
2011 15.6
2012 16.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.13732394366197
2006 0.081481481481481
2007 0.092024539877301
2008
2009 0.15529411764706
2010 0.15698924731183
2011 0.14150943396226
2012 0.13527397260274

Compare Explorer Elementary - 04 to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,380.0% 13.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,680.0% 16.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 13.5%
 
State Average 43.5%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Public PK - 05 584 16.8:1  
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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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