Sandburg Elementary



Sandburg Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sandburg Elementary Students by Grade
PK 36
K 59
1 76
2 74
3 52
4 43
5 55
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Sandburg Elementary is a public elementary school located in Madison, WI in the Madison Metropolitan School District. It enrolls 395 students in grades 1st through 12th. Sandburg Elementary is the 484th largest public school in Wisconsin and the 32,087th largest nationally. It has 10.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 395
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 10.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 36.4
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 32,087th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Wisconsin: 484th out of 1,185
Student/Teacher Rank in Wisconsin: 70th out of 1,182
Full Time Teacher Rank in Wisconsin: 137th out of 1,182

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Sandburg Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 233
(59%)
10,175
(52%)
 Female 162
(41%)
9,544
(48%)

Sandburg Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 168
(43%)
3,962
(20%)
 White 114
(29%)
8,601
(44%)
 Black 56
(14%)
3,734
(19%)
 Two or More 30
(8%)
1,503
(8%)
 Asian 25
(6%)
1,815
(9%)
 American Indian 2
(1%)
84
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
20
(0%)

Sandburg Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 255
(65%)
8,907
(45%)
 Not Eligible 110
(28%)
9,921
(50%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 30
(8%)
891
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,181 ranked schools in Wisconsin, Sandburg Elementary is ranked 156th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sandburg Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (72.2%) is significantly higher than the state average of 44.6%. 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.

Sandburg Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 299
2006 321
2007 310
2008 331
2009 315
2010 354
2011 409
2012 395

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.7
2006 14.1
2007 12
2008 12.3
2009 11.3
2010 13
2011 13.7
2012 10.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.44481605351171
2006 0.53894080996885
2007 0.55483870967742
2008 0.60422960725076
2009 0.67936507936508
2010 0.71186440677966
2011 0.68459657701711
2012 0.72151898734177

Compare Sandburg Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,090.0% 10.9:1
 
1,447.9% 14.5:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.6%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 72.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

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Sandburg Elementary
Madison, WI
Public PK - 05 395 10.9:1  
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Public PK - 05 416 12.3:1 4 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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