Jim Pearson Elementary School



Jim Pearson Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Jim Pearson Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 288
1 223
2 230
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Jim Pearson Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Alexander City, AL in the Alexander City School District. It enrolls 741 students in grades 1st through 12th. Jim Pearson Elementary School is the 116th largest public school in Alabama and the 5,971st largest nationally. It has 12.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 741
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 59.2
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 5,971st out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Alabama: 116th out of 789
Student/Teacher Rank in Alabama: 249th out of 783
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alabama: 75th out of 783

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Jim Pearson Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 372
(50%)
1,542
(49%)
 Male 369
(50%)
1,632
(51%)

Jim Pearson Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 White 360
(49%)
1,735
(55%)
 Black 309
(42%)
1,235
(39%)
 Hispanic 44
(6%)
142
(4%)
 Two or More 18
(2%)
36
(1%)
 Asian 10
(1%)
24
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Jim Pearson Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 405
(55%)
1,524
(48%)
 Not Eligible 319
(43%)
1,551
(49%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 17
(2%)
99
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 781 ranked schools in Alabama, Jim Pearson Elementary School is ranked 169th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Jim Pearson Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (57.0%) is slightly lower than the state average of 60.8%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Jim Pearson Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 922
2006 883
2007 841
2008 794
2009 751
2010 707
2011 698
2012 741

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.6
2006 13
2007 12.2
2008 12.2
2009 12.3
2010 13.9
2011 14.5
2012 12.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.53145336225597
2006 0.52208380520951
2007 0.54221165279429
2008 0.56675062972292
2009 0.57523302263648
2010 0.64214992927864
2011 0.54297994269341
2012 0.56950067476383

Compare Jim Pearson Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,250.0% 12.5:1
 
1,327.8% 13.3:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 57.0%
 
State Average 60.8%
 

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Jim Pearson Elementary School
Alexander City, AL
Public KG - 02 741 12.5:1  
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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