Rf Pettigrew Elementary - 17



Rf Pettigrew Elementary - 17 Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Rf Pettigrew Elementary - 17 Students by Grade
PK 84
K 143
1 132
2 119
3 108
4 102
5 96
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Rf Pettigrew Elementary - 17 is a public elementary school located in Sioux Falls, SD in the Sioux Falls School District 49-5. It enrolls 784 students in grades 1st through 12th. Rf Pettigrew Elementary - 17 is the 3rd largest public school in South Dakota and the 4,523rd largest nationally. It has 20.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 784
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 38.41

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Rf Pettigrew Elementary - 17 Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 396
(51%)
8,795
(52%)
 Female 388
(49%)
8,197
(48%)

Rf Pettigrew Elementary - 17 Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 662
(84%)
11,570
(68%)
 Black 33
(4%)
1,810
(11%)
 Hispanic 32
(4%)
1,518
(9%)
 Two or More 25
(3%)
572
(3%)
 Asian 16
(2%)
551
(3%)
 American Indian 16
(2%)
958
(6%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
13
(0%)

Rf Pettigrew Elementary - 17 Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 572
(73%)
8,581
(51%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 171
(22%)
7,137
(42%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 41
(5%)
1,274
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 286 ranked schools in South Dakota, Rf Pettigrew Elementary - 17 is ranked 34th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Rf Pettigrew Elementary - 17 students on free and reduced lunch assistance (27.0%) 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.

Rf Pettigrew Elementary - 17 Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2009 437
2010 554
2011 694
2012 784

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2009 18.1
2010 17.2
2011 20.5
2012 20.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2009 0.18535469107551
2010 0.18050541516245
2011 0.2492795389049
2012 0.27040816326531

Compare Rf Pettigrew Elementary - 17 to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,380.0% 13.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,040.0% 20.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 27.0%
 
State Average 43.5%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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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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