Shades Cahaba Elementary School



Shades Cahaba Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Shades Cahaba Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 92
1 84
2 86
3 85
4 87
5 78
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Shades Cahaba Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Homewood, AL in the Homewood City School District. It enrolls 512 students in grades 1st through 12th. Shades Cahaba Elementary School is the 339th largest public school in Alabama and the 20,439th largest nationally. It has 9.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 512
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 9.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 51.66
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 20,439th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Alabama: 339th out of 789
Student/Teacher Rank in Alabama: 42nd out of 783
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alabama: 133rd out of 783

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Shades Cahaba Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 262
(51%)
1,331
(49%)
 Male 250
(49%)
1,392
(51%)

Shades Cahaba Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 371
(72%)
1,724
(63%)
 Black 74
(14%)
589
(22%)
 Hispanic 48
(9%)
296
(11%)
 Two or More 12
(2%)
39
(1%)
 Asian 7
(1%)
72
(3%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Shades Cahaba Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 400
(78%)
1,978
(73%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 91
(18%)
627
(23%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 21
(4%)
118
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 781 ranked schools in Alabama, Shades Cahaba Elementary School is ranked 722nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Shades Cahaba Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (21.9%) is significantly 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.

Shades Cahaba Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 521
2006 551
2007 573
2008 596
2009 610
2010 588
2011 540
2012 512

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.7
2006 12.8
2007 12.6
2008 13.6
2009 12.8
2010 12.3
2011 10.7
2012 9.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.28982725527831
2006 0.26678765880218
2007 0.28795811518325
2008 0.29026845637584
2009 0.30327868852459
2010 0.27891156462585
2011 0.26481481481481
2012 0.21875

Compare Shades Cahaba Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
990.0% 9.9:1
 
1,327.8% 13.3:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 21.9%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 60.8%
 

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Public KG - 05 512 9.9:1  
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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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