Explorer Elementary - 04



Explorer Elementary - 04 Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Explorer Elementary - 04 Students by Grade
PK 11
K 58
1 64
2 54
3 72
4 59
5 50
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 368 students in grades 1st through 12th. Explorer Elementary - 04 is the 82nd largest public school in South Dakota and the 35,247th largest nationally. It has 13.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 368
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 26.43

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Explorer Elementary - 04 Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 186
(51%)
1,510
(49%)
 Male 182
(49%)
1,568
(51%)

Explorer Elementary - 04 Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 329
(89%)
2,824
(92%)
 Black 14
(4%)
49
(2%)
 Two or More 12
(3%)
99
(3%)
 Hispanic 11
(3%)
56
(2%)
 Asian 2
(1%)
34
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
15
(0%)

Explorer Elementary - 04 Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 297
(81%)
2,679
(87%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 46
(13%)
288
(9%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 25
(7%)
111
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 274 ranked schools in South Dakota, Explorer Elementary - 04 is ranked 128th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Explorer Elementary - 04 students on free and reduced lunch assistance (19.3%) is lower than the state average of 45.0%. 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
2013 338
2014 359
2015 368

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
2013 12.8
2014 13.6
2015 13.9

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
2013 0.17751479289941
2014 0.20891364902507
2015 0.1929347826087

Compare Explorer Elementary - 04 to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,372.8% 13.7:1
 
1,390.0% 13.9:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 19.3%
 
State Average 45.0%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

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Explorer Elementary - 04
Sioux Falls, SD
Public PK - 05 368 13.9:1  
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Public 06 - 08 495 13.9:1 2 miles
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Public KG - 05 660 17.1:1 3 miles
Laura Wilder Elementary - 31
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St Michael School
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Private PK - 06 294 9:1 4 miles
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Private PK - 06 131 12:1 4 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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