Pedersen Elementary



Pedersen Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Pedersen Elementary Students by Grade
PK 150
K 121
1 109
2 107
3 116
4 97
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Pedersen Elementary is a public elementary school located in Altoona, WI in the Altoona School District. It enrolls 700 students in grades 1st through 12th. Pedersen Elementary is the 46th largest public school in Wisconsin and the 7,674th largest nationally. It has 15.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 700
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 45.31
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 7,674th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Wisconsin: 46th out of 1,185
Student/Teacher Rank in Wisconsin: 690th out of 1,182
Full Time Teacher Rank in Wisconsin: 42nd out of 1,182

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Pedersen Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 370
(53%)
604
(54%)
 Female 330
(47%)
523
(46%)

Pedersen Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 591
(84%)
959
(85%)
 Two or More 55
(8%)
74
(7%)
 Hispanic 31
(4%)
43
(4%)
 Asian 11
(2%)
21
(2%)
 Black 8
(1%)
19
(2%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
10
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)

Pedersen Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 431
(62%)
675
(60%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 237
(34%)
390
(35%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 32
(5%)
62
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,181 ranked schools in Wisconsin, Pedersen Elementary is ranked 181st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Pedersen Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (38.4%) is slightly lower than the state average of 44.6%. 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.

Pedersen Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 548
2006 565
2007 570
2008 565
2009 589
2010 605
2011 651
2012 700

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12
2006 12.2
2007 12.1
2008 11.6
2009 12.3
2010 13.7
2011 14.7
2012 15.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.36496350364964
2006 0.40884955752212
2007 0.45263157894737
2008 0.43185840707965
2009 0.3955857385399
2010 0.44462809917355
2011 0.43932411674347
2012 0.38428571428571

Compare Pedersen Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,447.9% 14.5:1
 
1,540.0% 15.4:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 38.4%
 
State Average 44.6%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Pedersen Elementary
Altoona, WI
Public PK - 04 700 15.4:1  
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Public 05 - 08 427 15.8:1 1 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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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