Amanda Gist Elementary School



Amanda Gist Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Amanda Gist Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 20
K 62
1 56
2 47
3 46
4 52
5 42
6 50
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Amanda Gist Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Cotter, AR in the Cotter School District. It enrolls 375 students in grades 1st through 12th. Amanda Gist Elementary School is the 325th largest public school in Arkansas and the 34,162nd largest nationally. It has 11.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 375
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 31.82
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 34,162nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Arkansas: 325th out of 555
Student/Teacher Rank in Arkansas: 49th out of 555
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arkansas: 159th out of 555

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Amanda Gist Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 202
(54%)
202
(54%)
 Female 173
(46%)
173
(46%)

Amanda Gist Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 358
(95%)
358
(95%)
 Hispanic 7
(2%)
7
(2%)
 Black 4
(1%)
4
(1%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
3
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(1%)
2
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Amanda Gist Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 207
(55%)
207
(55%)
 Not Eligible 99
(26%)
99
(26%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 69
(18%)
69
(18%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 555 ranked schools in Arkansas, Amanda Gist Elementary School is ranked 258th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Amanda Gist Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (73.6%) is slightly higher than the state average of 65.0%. 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.

Amanda Gist Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 321
2006 362
2007 367
2008 375
2009 393
2010 387
2011 396
2012 375

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.3
2006 12.5
2007 12.2
2008 13.9
2009 13.2
2010 12
2011 12.3
2012 11.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.68847352024922
2006 0.7707182320442
2007 0.66757493188011
2008 0.70933333333333
2009 0.6972010178117
2010 0.75193798449612
2011 0.74494949494949
2012 0.736

Compare Amanda Gist Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,180.0% 11.8:1
 
1,441.1% 14.4:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 65.0%
 
This School 73.6%
 

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Public PK - 06 375 11.8:1  
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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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