Matthews Elementary School



Matthews Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Matthews Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 74
1 85
2 81
3 73
4 67
5 60
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Matthews Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Northport, AL in the Tuscaloosa County School District. It enrolls 440 students in grades 1st through 12th. Matthews Elementary School is the 435th largest public school in Alabama and the 27,481st largest nationally. It has 15.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 440
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 28
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 27,481st out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Alabama: 435th out of 789
Student/Teacher Rank in Alabama: 642nd out of 783
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alabama: 525th out of 783

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Matthews Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 250
(57%)
6,554
(52%)
 Female 190
(43%)
6,142
(48%)

Matthews Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 342
(78%)
3,463
(27%)
 Hispanic 68
(15%)
596
(5%)
 White 28
(6%)
8,354
(66%)
 Two or More 2
(0%)
162
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
20
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
98
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

Matthews Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 418
(95%)
6,064
(48%)
 Not Eligible 14
(3%)
5,587
(44%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 8
(2%)
1,045
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 781 ranked schools in Alabama, Matthews Elementary School is ranked 159th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Matthews Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (96.8%) 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.

Matthews Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 402
2006 424
2007 452
2008 408
2009 417
2010 409
2011 407
2012 440

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.1
2006 15.7
2007 17.4
2008 13.5
2009 16
2010 15.7
2011 17.7
2012 15.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.88059701492537
2006 0.87264150943396
2007 0.88938053097345
2008 0.92156862745098
2009 0.95443645083933
2010 0.94132029339853
2011 0.96314496314496
2012 0.96818181818182

Compare Matthews Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,327.8% 13.3:1
 
1,570.0% 15.7:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 60.8%
 
This School 96.8%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Matthews Elementary School
Northport, AL
Public KG - 05 440 15.7:1  
The Capitol School
Tuscaloosa, AL
Private PK - 12 139 5:1 1 miles
Collins-Riverside Middle School
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Public 05 - 09 528 13:1 1 miles
Sprayberry Regional Ed Center
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Public PK - 12 67 6.1:1 1 miles
North River Christian Academy
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Private PK - 12 276 13:1 2 miles
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Public KG - 05 457 13.8:1 2 miles
Central Primary School
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Public PK - 05 327 12.9:1 2 miles
Crestmont Elementary School
Northport, AL
Public PK - 05 326 16.3:1 2 miles
Echols Middle School
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Public 06 - 09 680 13.9:1 2 miles
Tuscaloosa Academy
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Private PK - 12 416 10:1 3 miles
Martin L King Jr Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 389 11.4:1 3 miles
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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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