Abrams Elementary School



Abrams Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Abrams Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 18
K 63
1 58
2 67
3 63
4 61
5 74
6 58
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Abrams Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Bessemer, AL in the Bessemer City School District. It enrolls 462 students in grades 1st through 12th. Abrams Elementary School is the 406th largest public school in Alabama and the 25,270th largest nationally. It has 11.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 462
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11:1
Full Time Teachers: 42
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 25,270th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Alabama: 406th out of 789
Student/Teacher Rank in Alabama: 98th out of 783
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alabama: 245th out of 783

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Abrams Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 233
(50%)
1,250
(51%)
 Female 229
(50%)
1,183
(49%)

Abrams Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 429
(93%)
2,229
(92%)
 Hispanic 25
(5%)
129
(5%)
 Two or More 4
(1%)
7
(0%)
 White 4
(1%)
66
(3%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Abrams Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 404
(87%)
2,119
(87%)
 Not Eligible 48
(10%)
229
(9%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 10
(2%)
85
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 781 ranked schools in Alabama, Abrams Elementary School is ranked 178th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Abrams Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (89.6%) is significantly 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.

Abrams Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 474
2006 470
2007 499
2008 514
2009 532
2010 516
2011 523
2012 462

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.3
2006 15.7
2007 17.1
2008 14.8
2009 16.1
2010 13.5
2011 13
2012 11

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.92405063291139
2006 0.9468085106383
2007 0.90981963927856
2008 0.9591439688716
2009 0.96052631578947
2010 0.96705426356589
2011 0.92543021032505
2012 0.8961038961039

Compare Abrams Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,100.0% 11.0:1
 
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 89.6%
 

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Abrams Elementary School
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Public PK - 06 462 11:1  
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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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