Doerfler Elementary



Doerfler Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Doerfler Elementary Students by Grade
PK 104
K 97
1 93
2 87
3 90
4 80
5 78
6 67
7 65
8 61
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Doerfler Elementary is a public elementary school located in Milwaukee, WI in the Milwaukee School District. It enrolls 822 students in grades 1st through 12th. Doerfler Elementary is the 15th largest public school in Wisconsin and the 3,575th largest nationally. It has 16.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 822
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 49.51
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 3,575th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Wisconsin: 15th out of 1,185
Student/Teacher Rank in Wisconsin: 881st out of 1,182
Full Time Teacher Rank in Wisconsin: 25th out of 1,182

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Doerfler Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 451
(55%)
32,095
(52%)
 Female 371
(45%)
30,058
(48%)

Doerfler Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 600
(73%)
15,033
(24%)
 Black 101
(12%)
33,596
(54%)
 White 83
(10%)
9,323
(15%)
 American Indian 19
(2%)
480
(1%)
 Asian 16
(2%)
3,406
(5%)
 Two or More 3
(0%)
289
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
26
(0%)

Doerfler Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 748
(91%)
48,505
(78%)
 Not Eligible 44
(5%)
10,614
(17%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 30
(4%)
3,034
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,181 ranked schools in Wisconsin, Doerfler Elementary is ranked 4th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Doerfler Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (94.6%) 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.

Doerfler Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 644
2006 734
2007 725
2008 778
2009 756
2010 783
2011 797
2012 822

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.2
2006 16.2
2007 14.6
2008 15.1
2009 15.3
2010 15.8
2011 17.7
2012 16.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.82608695652174
2006 0.86920980926431
2007 0.90206896551724
2008 0.88688946015424
2009 0.89153439153439
2010 0.93486590038314
2011 0.94730238393977
2012 0.94647201946472

Compare Doerfler Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,447.9% 14.5:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,660.0% 16.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.6%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 94.6%
 

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Public PK - 08 822 16.6:1  
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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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