South Mountain Elementary



South Mountain Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

South Mountain Elementary Students by Grade
PK 34
K 39
1 33
2 41
3 41
4 35
5 37
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

South Mountain Elementary is a public elementary school located in Wausau, WI in the Wausau School District. It enrolls 260 students in grades 1st through 12th. South Mountain Elementary is the 855th largest public school in Wisconsin and the 44,781st largest nationally. It has 12.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 260
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 20.45
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 44,781st out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Wisconsin: 855th out of 1,196
Student/Teacher Rank in Wisconsin: 292nd out of 1,191
Full Time Teacher Rank in Wisconsin: 759th out of 1,191

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South Mountain Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 143
(55%)
3,097
(52%)
 Female 117
(45%)
2,906
(48%)

South Mountain Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 226
(87%)
3,973
(66%)
 Asian 25
(10%)
1,207
(20%)
 Black 5
(2%)
146
(2%)
 Hispanic 2
(1%)
336
(6%)
 Two or More 2
(1%)
285
(5%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
4
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
52
(1%)

South Mountain Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 212
(82%)
3,264
(54%)
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 48
(18%)
2,739
(46%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,175 ranked schools in Wisconsin, South Mountain Elementary is ranked 995th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of South Mountain Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (18.5%) is significantly lower than the state average of 42.8%. 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.

South Mountain Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 285
2006 269
2007 253
2008 225
2009 219
2010 215
2011 227
2012 243
2013 249
2014 256
2015 260

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17
2006 16.7
2007 17
2008 14.9
2009 14.6
2010 14.1
2011 16.6
2012 17.1
2013 15
2014 N/A
2015 12.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.098245614035088
2006 0.13382899628253
2007 0.1501976284585
2008 0.17777777777778
2009 0.17351598173516
2010 0.17674418604651
2011 0.23348017621145
2012 0.2716049382716
2013 0.17269076305221
2014 0.19140625
2015 0.18461538461538

Compare South Mountain Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,270.0% 12.7:1
 
1,434.7% 14.3:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 18.5%
 
State Average 42.8%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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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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