Weir Elementary School

Weir Elementary School serves 121 students in grades PK - 6.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the KS average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 34%.
Weir Elementary School operates within the Cherokee School District.

School Overview

The student population of 121 students has declined by 21% over five years.
The teacher population of 10 teachers has declined by 16% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-6
Total Students 121 students
Weir Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Weir Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 10 teachers
Weir Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Weir Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.17 is less than the state average of 0.30. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (KS) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 14:1
Weir Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
3%
18%
Weir Elementary School Black Students (1993-2014)
Black
6%
7%
Weir Elementary School Black Students (1997-2014)
White
91%
66%
Weir Elementary School White Students (1988-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Weir Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown KS All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.17 0.30
Weir Elementary School Diversity Score (1993-2014)
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.
53%
40%
Weir Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2014)
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.
21%
10%
Weir Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 650 students has decreased by 11% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $12,212 is less than the state average of $13,276. The district revenue/student has grown by 32% over four years.
The district spending/student of $12,627 is less than the state average of $12,850. The district spending/student has grown by 23% over four years.
School District Name Cherokee School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
3
Number of Students Managed 650 556
Cherokee School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $8 MM $7 MM
Cherokee School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $9 MM $7 MM
Cherokee School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $12,212 $13,276
Cherokee School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $12,627 $12,850
Cherokee School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Southeast High School (3.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Pittsburg Middle School (8.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Southeast Junior High/cherokee Grade School (3.3 miles away)
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  • CherokeeSoutheast Junior High/cherokee Grade School
    3.3 miles | Grades: KG-8 | 256 students206 West Magnolia
    CherokeeKS 66724
    (620)457-8315
    3.3KG-8256
  • CherokeeSoutheast High School
    3.7 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 234 students126 West 400 Hwy
    CherokeeKS 66724
    (620)457-8365
    3.79-12234
  • PittsburgGeo E Nettels Elementary School
    7.4 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 359 students2012 South Homer
    PittsburgKS 66762
    (620)235-3160
    7.4KG-5359
  • PittsburgLakeside Elementary School
    7.6 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 404 students709 South College
    PittsburgKS 66762
    (620)235-3140
    7.6KG-5404
  • PittsburgWestside Elementary School
    8.2 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 384 students430 West 5th
    PittsburgKS 66762
    (620)235-3170
    8.2PK-5384

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