Louise Durham Elementary School



Louise Durham Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Louise Durham Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 167
1 121
2 153
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Louise Durham Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Mena, AR in the Mena School District. It enrolls 441 students in grades 1st through 12th. Louise Durham Elementary School is the 246th largest public school in Arkansas and the 27,394th largest nationally. It has 15.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 441
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 28.63
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 27,394th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Arkansas: 246th out of 555
Student/Teacher Rank in Arkansas: 290th out of 555
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arkansas: 238th out of 555

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Louise Durham Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 230
(52%)
619
(49%)
 Male 211
(48%)
653
(51%)

Louise Durham Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 398
(90%)
1,188
(93%)
 Hispanic 23
(5%)
48
(4%)
 American Indian 9
(2%)
17
(1%)
 Black 7
(2%)
13
(1%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
5
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Louise Durham Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 281
(64%)
725
(57%)
 Not Eligible 113
(26%)
391
(31%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 47
(11%)
156
(12%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 555 ranked schools in Arkansas, Louise Durham Elementary School is ranked 177th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Louise Durham Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (74.4%) 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.

Louise Durham Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 463
2006 404
2007 407
2008 418
2009 425
2010 433
2011 415
2012 441

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14
2006 12.2
2007 12.7
2008 13.1
2009 15.5
2010 14.9
2011 14.7
2012 15.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.57235421166307
2006 0.61881188118812
2007 0.57985257985258
2008 0.63157894736842
2009 0.66823529411765
2010 0.68822170900693
2011 0.68433734939759
2012 0.7437641723356

Compare Louise Durham Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,441.1% 14.4:1
 
1,540.0% 15.4:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 65.0%
 
This School 74.4%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Louise Durham Elementary School
Mena, AR
Public KG - 02 441 15.4:1  
Mena Middle School
Mena, AR
Public 06 - 08 424 12:1 1 miles
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Waldron Middle School
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Public 05 - 08 511 13:1 24 miles
Umpire Elementary School
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Public KG - 06 73 8.9:1 25 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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