Charles F Hard Elementary School



Charles F Hard Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Charles F Hard Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 48
1 49
2 47
3 43
4 43
5 45
6 44
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Charles F Hard Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Bessemer, AL in the Bessemer City School District. It enrolls 319 students in grades 1st through 12th. Charles F Hard Elementary School is the 603rd largest public school in Alabama and the 39,520th largest nationally. It has 11.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 319
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 28
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 39,520th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Alabama: 603rd out of 789
Student/Teacher Rank in Alabama: 125th out of 783
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alabama: 525th out of 783

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Charles F Hard Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 167
(52%)
1,250
(51%)
 Female 152
(48%)
1,183
(49%)

Charles F Hard Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 310
(97%)
2,229
(92%)
 Hispanic 6
(2%)
129
(5%)
 Two or More 2
(1%)
7
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 White 0
(0%)
66
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Charles F Hard Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 313
(98%)
2,119
(87%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 3
(1%)
85
(3%)
 Not Eligible 3
(1%)
229
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 781 ranked schools in Alabama, Charles F Hard Elementary School is ranked 329th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Charles F Hard Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (99.1%) 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.

Charles F Hard Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 413
2006 397
2007 356
2008 366
2009 402
2010 392
2011 353
2012 319

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.5
2006 15.3
2007 14.5
2008 15.1
2009 14.9
2010 13.3
2011 12.3
2012 11.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.87651331719128
2006 0.90428211586902
2007 0.92134831460674
2008 0.94262295081967
2009 0.95771144278607
2010 0.94897959183673
2011 0.96883852691218
2012 0.99059561128527

Compare Charles F Hard Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,140.0% 11.4:1
 
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 99.1%
 

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Public PK - 06 319 11.4:1  
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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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