Weir Elementary School

303 South Humbert

Weir, KS 66781-0308

Tel: (620)396-8211
Grades: PK-6

124 students

Weir Elementary School serves 124 students in grades PK-6.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the KS average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 32%.
Weir Elementary School operates within the Cherokee School District.

Overview

The student population of 124 students has declined by 25% over five years.
The teacher population of 10 teachers has declined by 23% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-6
Total Students 124 students
Weir Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 10 teachers
Weir Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Weir Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.06 is less than the state average of 0.29. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (KS) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 12:1
Weir Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
2%
17%
Weir Elementary School Hispanic (1993-2013)
White
97%
68%
Weir Elementary School White (1988-2013)
Two or more races
1%
4%
Weir Elementary School Two or more races (2009-2010)
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.
0.06 0.29
Weir Elementary School Diversity Score (1993-2013)
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.
63%
39%
Weir Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2013)
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.
10%
10%
Weir Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 697 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
School District Name Cherokee School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
3
Number of Students Managed 697 575
Cherokee School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $9 MM $7 MM
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: 2013 (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 Cherokee Elementary School (3.3 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • CherokeeCherokee Elementary School
    206 West Magnolia
    CherokeeKS 66724
    (620)457-8315
    3.3 mi | 234 students | Gr. KG-8                      
  • CherokeeSouth East High School
    126 West 400 Hwy
    CherokeeKS 66724
    (620)457-8365
    3.7 mi | 249 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • PittsburgGeo E Nettels Elementary School
    2012 South Homer
    PittsburgKS 66762
    (620)235-3160
    7.4 mi | 360 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • PittsburgLakeside Elementary School
    709 South College
    PittsburgKS 66762
    (620)235-3140
    7.6 mi | 385 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • PittsburgWestside Elementary School
    430 West 5th
    PittsburgKS 66762
    (620)235-3170
    8.2 mi | 370 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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