Thurston T Nelson Elementary School



Thurston T Nelson Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Thurston T Nelson Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 48
1 49
2 45
3 52
4 53
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Thurston T Nelson Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Scottsboro, AL in the Scottsboro City School District. It enrolls 247 students in grades 1st through 12th. Thurston T Nelson Elementary School is the 691st largest public school in Alabama and the 45,319th largest nationally. It has 10.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 247
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 10.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 23.9
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 45,319th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Alabama: 691st out of 789
Student/Teacher Rank in Alabama: 59th out of 783
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alabama: 609th out of 783

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Thurston T Nelson Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 137
(55%)
749
(52%)
 Female 110
(45%)
695
(48%)

Thurston T Nelson Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 203
(82%)
1,237
(86%)
 Hispanic 29
(12%)
96
(7%)
 Black 11
(4%)
59
(4%)
 Two or More 3
(1%)
34
(2%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
16
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Thurston T Nelson Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 129
(52%)
659
(46%)
 Not Eligible 96
(39%)
650
(45%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 22
(9%)
135
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 781 ranked schools in Alabama, Thurston T Nelson Elementary School is ranked 658th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Thurston T Nelson Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (61.1%) is slightly 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.

Thurston T Nelson Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 270
2006 257
2007 270
2008 260
2009 272
2010 258
2011 261
2012 247

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.7
2006 13.1
2007 14.1
2008 13.5
2009 11.1
2010 11.2
2011 11.4
2012 10.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.45555555555556
2006 0.39299610894942
2007 0.47037037037037
2008 0.50769230769231
2009 0.53676470588235
2010 0.63178294573643
2011 0.53639846743295
2012 0.61133603238866

Compare Thurston T Nelson Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,030.0% 10.3:1
 
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 61.1%
 

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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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