West Elk Schools



West Elk Schools Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

West Elk Schools Students by Grade
PK 27
K 28
1 23
2 33
3 32
4 24
5 23
6 29
7 25
8 21
9 23
10 22
11 22
12 34
UG 2

West Elk Schools is a public high school of the West Elk School District located in Howard, KS. It has 368 students in grades Pre-Kindergarten through 12th. West Elk Schools is the 112th largest public high school in Kansas and the 13,243rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 10.7 to 1.

Total Students: 368
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 10.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 34.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 13,243rd out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Kansas: 112th out of 354
Student/Teacher Rank in Kansas: 168th out of 339
Full Time Teacher Rank in Kansas: 90th out of 339

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West Elk Schools Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 186
(51%)
186
(51%)
 Male 182
(49%)
182
(49%)

West Elk Schools Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 305
(83%)
305
(83%)
 Hispanic 40
(11%)
40
(11%)
 Two or More 14
(4%)
14
(4%)
 American Indian 5
(1%)
5
(1%)
 Black 3
(1%)
3
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

West Elk Schools Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 167
(45%)
167
(45%)
 Not Eligible 145
(39%)
145
(39%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 56
(15%)
56
(15%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

West Elk Schools is ranked 76th out of 354 ranked schools in Kansas, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of West Elk Schools students on free and reduced lunch assistance (60.6%) is significantly higher than the state average of 43.1%. 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.

West Elk Schools Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2010 339
2011 335
2012 324
2013 340
2014 346
2015 368

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2010 12
2011 9.5
2012 10.3
2013 9.6
2014 9.7
2015 10.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2010 0.55457227138643
2011 0.56119402985075
2012 0.54012345679012
2013 0.56176470588235
2014 0.55491329479769
2015 0.60597826086957

Compare West Elk Schools to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,070.0% 10.7:1
 
1,327.2% 13.3:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 43.1%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 60.6%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
West Elk Schools
Howard, KS
Public PK - 12 368 10.7:1  
Elk Valley High School
Longton, KS
Public 07 - 12 55 6.1:1 12 miles
Sedan High School
Sedan, KS
Public 06 - 12 202 11:1 24 miles
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