Girard Elementary School



Girard Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Girard Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 62
1 59
2 46
3 50
4 53
5 49
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Girard Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Dothan, AL in the Dothan City School District. It enrolls 319 students in grades 1st through 12th. Girard Elementary School is the 603rd largest public school in Alabama and the 39,520th largest nationally. It has 13.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 319
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 24
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 39,520th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Alabama: 603rd out of 789
Student/Teacher Rank in Alabama: 363rd out of 783
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alabama: 602nd out of 783

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Girard Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 180
(56%)
3,535
(52%)
 Female 139
(44%)
3,249
(48%)

Girard Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 195
(61%)
3,684
(54%)
 White 100
(31%)
2,658
(39%)
 Hispanic 14
(4%)
268
(4%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
19
(0%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
101
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(1%)
9
(0%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
45
(1%)

Girard Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 250
(78%)
4,186
(62%)
 Not Eligible 46
(14%)
2,203
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 23
(7%)
395
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 781 ranked schools in Alabama, Girard Elementary School is ranked 409th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Girard Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (85.6%) 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.

Girard Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 305
2006 310
2007 329
2008 344
2009 371
2010 377
2011 366
2012 319

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.9
2006 13.8
2007 13.2
2008 15.4
2009 23.2
2010 16.7
2011 16.4
2012 13.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.68524590163934
2006 0.70322580645161
2007 0.70212765957447
2008 0.73546511627907
2009 0.80053908355795
2010 0.75596816976127
2011 0.81693989071038
2012 0.85579937304075

Compare Girard Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,327.8% 13.3:1
 
1,330.0% 13.3:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 60.8%
 
This School 85.6%
 

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Girard Elementary School
Dothan, AL
Public KG - 05 319 13.3:1  
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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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