Lowell Elementary - 28



Lowell Elementary - 28 Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Lowell Elementary - 28 Students by Grade
PK 55
K 86
1 85
2 81
3 77
4 71
5 56
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Lowell Elementary - 28 is a public elementary school located in Sioux Falls, SD in the Sioux Falls School District 49-5. It enrolls 511 students in grades 1st through 12th. Lowell Elementary - 28 is the 29th largest public school in South Dakota and the 20,875th largest nationally. It has 15.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 511
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 33.61

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Lowell Elementary - 28 Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 262
(51%)
9,040
(51%)
 Female 249
(49%)
8,592
(49%)

Lowell Elementary - 28 Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 214
(42%)
11,351
(64%)
 Black 102
(20%)
2,006
(11%)
 Hispanic 72
(14%)
1,836
(10%)
 Two or More 58
(11%)
1,026
(6%)
 American Indian 57
(11%)
802
(5%)
 Asian 7
(1%)
592
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
19
(0%)

Lowell Elementary - 28 Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 511
(100%)
7,627
(43%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
1,178
(7%)
 Not Eligible 0
(0%)
8,827
(50%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 274 ranked schools in South Dakota, Lowell Elementary - 28 is ranked 7th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Lowell Elementary - 28 students on free and reduced lunch assistance (100.0%) is significantly 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.

Lowell Elementary - 28 Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 302
2006 285
2007 318
2008 406
2009 342
2010 351
2011 476
2012 490
2013 512
2014 497
2015 511

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.2
2006 10.9
2007 12
2008 15.6
2009 11.9
2010 11.3
2011 15.1
2012 14
2013 15.6
2014 14.6
2015 15.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.68211920529801
2006 0.71578947368421
2007 0.67610062893082
2008 0.74384236453202
2009 0.8187134502924
2010 0.86324786324786
2011 0.86974789915966
2012 0.89183673469388
2013 0.84765625
2014 1
2015 1

Compare Lowell Elementary - 28 to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,372.8% 13.7:1
 
1,520.0% 15.2:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 45.0%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 100.0%
 

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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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