Weir Elementary School

303 South Humbert,

Weir, KS, 66781-0308

Tel: (620)396-8211
Grades: PK-7

135 students

Weir Elementary School serves 135 students in grades PK-7.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the KS average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is less than the state average of 32%.
Weir Elementary School operates within the Cherokee School District.

Overview

The student population of 135 students has declined by 18% over five years.
The teacher population of 10 teachers has declined by 23% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-7
Total Students 135 students
Weir Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 10 teachers
Weir Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Weir Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.12 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 13:1 12:1
Weir Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
2%
1%
Weir Elementary School American Indian (2002-2012)
Asian
n/a
2%
Weir Elementary School Asian (2010-2012)
Hispanic
n/a
16%
Weir Elementary School Hispanic (1993-2012)
Black
1%
7%
Weir Elementary School Black (1997-2012)
White
94%
68%
Weir Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Weir Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Weir Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.12 0.51
Weir Elementary School Diversity Score (1993-2012)
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.
58%
38%
Weir Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2012)
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.
14%
10%
Weir Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 700 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Cherokee School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
3
Number of Students Managed 700 543
Cherokee School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
District Total Revenue $9 MM $7 MM
Cherokee School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $9 MM $7 MM
Cherokee School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,920 $12,944
Cherokee School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,977 $12,499
Cherokee 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 South East High School (3.7 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Pittsburg Middle School (8.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Geo E Nettels Elementary School (7.4 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Cherokee Cherokee Elementary School
    206 West Magnolia
    Cherokee , KS , 66724
    (620)457-8315
    3.3  mi  |  257  students  |  Gr.  KG-8
  • Cherokee South East High School
    126 West 400 Hwy
    Cherokee , KS , 66724
    (620)457-8365
    3.7  mi  |  224  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Pittsburg Geo E Nettels Elementary School
    2012 South Homer
    Pittsburg , KS , 66762
    (620)235-3160
    7.4  mi  |  360  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Pittsburg Lakeside Elementary School
    709 South College
    Pittsburg , KS , 66762
    (620)235-3140
    7.6  mi  |  383  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Pittsburg Westside Elementary School
    430 West 5th
    Pittsburg , KS , 66762
    (620)235-3170
    8.2  mi  |  338  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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