Lansing Elementary School

450 West Mary St,

Lansing, KS, 66043-

Tel: (913)727-1128
Grades: PK-5

1,097 students

Lansing Elementary School serves 1,097 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the KS average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 32%.
Lansing Elementary School operates within the Lansing School District.

Overview

The student population of 1097 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 68 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 1,097 students
Lansing Elementary School Total Students (2009-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 68 teachers
Lansing Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (2009-2012)
Students by Grade Lansing Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.41 is less than the state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (KS) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 12:1
Lansing Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (2009-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
2%
Lansing Elementary School Asian (2009-2012)
Hispanic
7%
16%
Lansing Elementary School Hispanic (2009-2012)
Black
6%
7%
Lansing Elementary School Black (2009-2012)
White
76%
68%
Lansing Elementary School White (2009-2012)
All Ethnic Groups
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.41 0.51
Lansing Elementary School Diversity Score (2009-2012)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
24%
38%
Lansing Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2009-2012)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
5%
10%
Lansing Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2009-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,523 students has grown by 48% over five years.
School District Name Lansing School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
3
Number of Students Managed 3,523 543
District Total Revenue $25 MM $7 MM
Lansing School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $23 MM $7 MM
Lansing School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,597 $12,944
Lansing School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,667 $12,499
Lansing School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Lansing High 9-12 (0.7 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Lansing Middle 6-8 (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Anthony Elementary School (3.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Lansing Lansing Middle 6-8
    509 West Ida St
    Lansing , KS , 66043
    (913)727-1197
    0.4  mi  |  626  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Lansing Lansing High 9-12
    220 Lion Ln
    Lansing , KS , 66043
    (913)727-3357
    0.7  mi  |  850  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Lansing Ks. State Penitentiary (lansing)
    301 East Kansas
    Lansing , KS , 66043
    (913)727-3235
    0.8  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  Inquire with school
  • Leavenworth Richard Warren Middle School
    3501 New Lawrence Rd
    Leavenworth , KS , 66048
    (913)684-1530
    2.8  mi  |  471  students  |  Gr.  7-8
  • Leavenworth Anthony Elementary School
    570 Evergreen
    Leavenworth , KS , 66048
    (913)684-1500
    3.3  mi  |  405  students  |  Gr.  PK-4

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