Alma Primary School



Alma Primary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Alma Primary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 284
1 213
2 225
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Alma Primary School is a public elementary school located in Alma, AR in the Alma School District. It enrolls 722 students in grades 1st through 12th. Alma Primary School is the 36th largest public school in Arkansas and the 6,705th largest nationally. It has 16.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 722
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 43.76
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 6,705th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Arkansas: 36th out of 555
Student/Teacher Rank in Arkansas: 380th out of 555
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arkansas: 41st out of 555

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Alma Primary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 361
(50%)
1,141
(50%)
 Female 361
(50%)
1,149
(50%)

Alma Primary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 620
(86%)
2,027
(89%)
 Two or More 44
(6%)
114
(5%)
 Hispanic 41
(6%)
85
(4%)
 Black 8
(1%)
33
(1%)
 American Indian 8
(1%)
23
(1%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
6
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Alma Primary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 345
(48%)
1,031
(45%)
 Not Eligible 304
(42%)
1,027
(45%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 73
(10%)
232
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 555 ranked schools in Arkansas, Alma Primary School is ranked 84th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Alma Primary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (57.9%) is slightly lower than the state average of 65.0%. 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.

Alma Primary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 737
2006 782
2007 792
2008 789
2009 812
2010 742
2011 685
2012 722

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.7
2006 15.3
2007 16.2
2008 16.1
2009 15.1
2010 15.3
2011 15.6
2012 16.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.47761194029851
2006 0.54987212276215
2007 0.53661616161616
2008 0.55133079847909
2009 0.56773399014778
2010 0.57681940700809
2011 0.58394160583942
2012 0.57894736842105

Compare Alma Primary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,441.1% 14.4:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,650.0% 16.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 57.9%
 
State Average 65.0%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Alma Primary School
Alma, AR
Public KG - 02 722 16.5:1  
Alma Middle School
Alma, AR
Public 06 - 08 805 13.8:1 1 miles
Alma Intermediate School
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Public 03 - 05 763 19.6:1 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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