Wessington Springs Elementary - 02



Wessington Springs Elementary - 02 Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Wessington Springs Elementary - 02 Students by Grade
PK 34
K 21
1 24
2 18
3 21
4 22
5 16
6 22
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Wessington Springs Elementary - 02 is a public elementary school located in Wessington Springs, SD in the Wessington Springs School District 36-2. It enrolls 178 students in grades 1st through 12th. Wessington Springs Elementary - 02 is the 133rd largest public school in South Dakota and the 49,225th largest nationally. It has 14.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 178
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 12.48

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Wessington Springs Elementary - 02 Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 92
(52%)
117
(53%)
 Male 86
(48%)
104
(47%)

Wessington Springs Elementary - 02 Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 170
(96%)
213
(96%)
 Hispanic 8
(4%)
8
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Black 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Wessington Springs Elementary - 02 Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 109
(61%)
112
(51%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 53
(30%)
93
(42%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 16
(9%)
16
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 286 ranked schools in South Dakota, Wessington Springs Elementary - 02 is ranked 131st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Wessington Springs Elementary - 02 students on free and reduced lunch assistance (38.8%) is slightly 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.

Wessington Springs Elementary - 02 Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 58
2006 100
2007 96
2008 115
2009 138
2010 143
2011 147
2012 178

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 6
2006 10.1
2007 8.8
2008 10.8
2009 12.4
2010 11.6
2011 11.9
2012 14.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.86206896551724
2006 0.47
2007 0.35416666666667
2008 0.43478260869565
2009 0.48550724637681
2010 0.43356643356643
2011 0.36054421768707
2012 0.3876404494382

Compare Wessington Springs Elementary - 02 to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,380.0% 13.8:1
 
1,430.0% 14.3:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 38.8%
 
State Average 43.5%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Public PK - 06 178 14.3:1  
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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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