Orchard Elementary School



Orchard Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Orchard Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 18
K 57
1 54
2 60
3 49
4 77
5 71
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Orchard Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Mobile, AL in the Mobile County School District. It enrolls 386 students in grades 1st through 12th. Orchard Elementary School is the 516th largest public school in Alabama and the 33,008th largest nationally. It has 12.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 386
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12:1
Full Time Teachers: 32.3
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 33,008th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Alabama: 516th out of 789
Student/Teacher Rank in Alabama: 188th out of 783
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alabama: 430th out of 783

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Orchard Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 196
(51%)
21,418
(52%)
 Female 190
(49%)
20,166
(48%)

Orchard Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 329
(85%)
20,896
(50%)
 White 43
(11%)
18,044
(43%)
 Hispanic 7
(2%)
926
(2%)
 Two or More 3
(1%)
315
(1%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
935
(2%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
442
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
26
(0%)

Orchard Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 311
(81%)
28,930
(70%)
 Not Eligible 57
(15%)
10,397
(25%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 18
(5%)
2,257
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 781 ranked schools in Alabama, Orchard Elementary School is ranked 300th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Orchard Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (85.2%) 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.

Orchard Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 477
2006 452
2007 449
2008 425
2009 443
2010 445
2011 427
2012 386

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.6
2006 13.3
2007 14
2008 14.1
2009 16.2
2010 14.4
2011 13.6
2012 12

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.85953878406709
2006 0.82522123893805
2007 0.80623608017817
2008 0.81647058823529
2009 0.80812641083521
2010 0.87191011235955
2011 0.87587822014052
2012 0.85233160621762

Compare Orchard Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,200.0% 12.0:1
 
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 85.2%
 

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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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