James L Cowart Elementary School



James L Cowart Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

James L Cowart Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 60
1 60
2 50
3 57
4 55
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

James L Cowart Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Athens, AL in the Athens City School District. It enrolls 282 students in grades 1st through 12th. James L Cowart Elementary School is the 654th largest public school in Alabama and the 42,711th largest nationally. It has 12.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 282
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 23
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 42,711th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Alabama: 654th out of 789
Student/Teacher Rank in Alabama: 222nd out of 783
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alabama: 617th out of 783

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James L Cowart Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 157
(56%)
922
(50%)
 Female 125
(44%)
912
(50%)

James L Cowart Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 164
(58%)
1,091
(59%)
 Black 60
(21%)
416
(23%)
 Hispanic 56
(20%)
274
(15%)
 Asian 2
(1%)
31
(2%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
5
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
16
(1%)

James L Cowart Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 185
(66%)
965
(53%)
 Not Eligible 87
(31%)
787
(43%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 10
(4%)
82
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 781 ranked schools in Alabama, James L Cowart Elementary School is ranked 574th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of James L Cowart Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (69.1%) is slightly higher than the state average of 60.8%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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.

James L Cowart Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 298
2006 290
2007 287
2008 274
2009 273
2010 271
2011 289
2012 282

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.5
2006 12.1
2007 12.9
2008 13.6
2009 10.4
2010 10.3
2011 11.9
2012 12.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.53691275167785
2006 0.58275862068966
2007 0.58885017421603
2008 0.6021897810219
2009 0.6007326007326
2010 0.64944649446494
2011 0.65051903114187
2012 0.69148936170213

Compare James L Cowart Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,230.0% 12.3:1
 
1,327.8% 13.3:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 60.8%
 
This School 69.1%
 

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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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