Minter Creek Elementary



Minter Creek Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Minter Creek Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 42
1 57
2 67
3 76
4 64
5 86
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Minter Creek Elementary is a public elementary school located in Gig Harbor, WA in the Peninsula School District. It enrolls 392 students in grades 1st through 12th. Minter Creek Elementary is the 788th largest public school in Washington and the 32,888th largest nationally. It has 15.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 392
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 24.8
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 32,888th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Washington: 788th out of 1,301
Student/Teacher Rank in Washington: 281st out of 1,263
Full Time Teacher Rank in Washington: 690th out of 1,263

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Minter Creek Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 202
(52%)
2,871
(51%)
 Female 190
(48%)
2,753
(49%)

Minter Creek Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 314
(80%)
4,494
(80%)
 Two or More 38
(10%)
483
(9%)
 Hispanic 29
(7%)
467
(8%)
 Asian 7
(2%)
97
(2%)
 American Indian 2
(1%)
29
(1%)
 Black 2
(1%)
41
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
13
(0%)

Minter Creek Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 252
(64%)
4,143
(74%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 110
(28%)
1,192
(21%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 30
(8%)
289
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,286 ranked schools in Washington, Minter Creek Elementary is ranked 783rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Minter Creek Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (35.7%) is slightly lower than the state average of 47.3%. 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.

Minter Creek Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 377
2006 378
2007 348
2008 320
2009 302
2010 361
2011 354
2012 387
2013 386
2014 387
2015 392

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17
2006 16.7
2007 14.8
2008 13.6
2009 15.2
2010 17.7
2011 19.2
2012 20.6
2013 N/A
2014 15.4
2015 15.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.31564986737401
2006 0.31481481481481
2007 0.36206896551724
2008 0.3125
2009 0.41059602649007
2010 0.35457063711911
2011 0.31073446327684
2012 0.35658914728682
2013 0.3160621761658
2014 0.36692506459948
2015 0.35714285714286

Compare Minter Creek Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,580.0% 15.8:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,677.6% 16.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 35.7%
 
State Average 47.3%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Public KG - 05 392 15.8:1  
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Private PK - 08 111 8:1 6 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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