Laura Wilder Elementary - 31



Laura Wilder Elementary - 31 Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Laura Wilder Elementary - 31 Students by Grade
PK 0
K 82
1 93
2 107
3 72
4 93
5 79
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Laura Wilder Elementary - 31 is a public elementary school located in Sioux Falls, SD in the Sioux Falls School District 49-5. It enrolls 526 students in grades 1st through 12th. Laura Wilder Elementary - 31 is the 25th largest public school in South Dakota and the 19,556th largest nationally. It has 16.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 526
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 31.35

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Laura Wilder Elementary - 31 Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 270
(51%)
8,592
(49%)
 Male 256
(49%)
9,040
(51%)

Laura Wilder Elementary - 31 Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 344
(65%)
11,351
(64%)
 Hispanic 55
(10%)
1,836
(10%)
 Black 49
(9%)
2,006
(11%)
 Two or More 41
(8%)
1,026
(6%)
 American Indian 27
(5%)
802
(5%)
 Asian 9
(2%)
592
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
19
(0%)

Laura Wilder Elementary - 31 Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 251
(48%)
7,627
(43%)
 Not Eligible 221
(42%)
8,827
(50%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 54
(10%)
1,178
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 274 ranked schools in South Dakota, Laura Wilder Elementary - 31 is ranked 21st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Laura Wilder Elementary - 31 students on free and reduced lunch assistance (58.0%) is higher than the state average of 45.0%. 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.

Laura Wilder Elementary - 31 Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 391
2006 408
2007 389
2008 379
2009 366
2010 367
2011 384
2012 398
2013 445
2014 483
2015 526

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16
2006 15.8
2007 15.3
2008 15.4
2009 16.8
2010 15.7
2011 17.5
2012 15.7
2013 16.6
2014 17
2015 16.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.29923273657289
2006 0.38725490196078
2007 0.38046272493573
2008 0.45646437994723
2009 0.50546448087432
2010 0.53678474114441
2011 0.54166666666667
2012 0.57537688442211
2013 0.53707865168539
2014 0.57142857142857
2015 0.57984790874525

Compare Laura Wilder Elementary - 31 to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,372.8% 13.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,680.0% 16.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 45.0%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 58.0%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

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Laura Wilder Elementary - 31
Sioux Falls, SD
Public KG - 05 526 16.8:1  
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Public KG - 05 451 17.2:1 2 miles
Sioux Falls Lutheran School
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Private PK - 08 277 15:1 2 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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