Walter Jackson Elementary School



Walter Jackson Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Walter Jackson Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 52
1 44
2 46
3 37
4 46
5 39
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Walter Jackson Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Decatur, AL in the Decatur City School District. It enrolls 264 students in grades 1st through 12th. Walter Jackson Elementary School is the 674th largest public school in Alabama and the 44,125th largest nationally. It has 11.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 264
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 22.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 44,125th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Alabama: 674th out of 789
Student/Teacher Rank in Alabama: 146th out of 783
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alabama: 633rd out of 783

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Walter Jackson Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 138
(52%)
3,003
(50%)
 Male 126
(48%)
3,026
(50%)

Walter Jackson Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 160
(61%)
2,571
(43%)
 Black 58
(22%)
1,913
(32%)
 Hispanic 24
(9%)
1,264
(21%)
 Two or More 17
(6%)
187
(3%)
 Asian 4
(2%)
71
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
15
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
8
(0%)

Walter Jackson Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 130
(49%)
3,668
(61%)
 Not Eligible 119
(45%)
2,068
(34%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 15
(6%)
293
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 781 ranked schools in Alabama, Walter Jackson Elementary School is ranked 673rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Walter Jackson Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (54.9%) 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.

Walter Jackson Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 229
2006 235
2007 229
2008 254
2009 245
2010 N/A
2011 255
2012 264

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.7
2006 12.2
2007 12.1
2008 14.3
2009 13.7
2010 N/A
2011 12.8
2012 11.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.35807860262009
2006 0.38723404255319
2007 0.41484716157205
2008 0.40944881889764
2009 0.48571428571429
2010
2011 0.54509803921569
2012 0.54924242424242

Compare Walter Jackson Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,170.0% 11.7:1
 
1,327.8% 13.3:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 54.9%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 60.8%
 

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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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