Matthews Elementary School



Matthews Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Matthews Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 133
K 89
1 95
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Matthews Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Pine Bluff, AR in the Dollarway School District. It enrolls 317 students in grades 1st through 12th. Matthews Elementary School is the 396th largest public school in Arkansas and the 39,715th largest nationally. It has 13.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 317
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 23.57
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 39,715th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Arkansas: 396th out of 555
Student/Teacher Rank in Arkansas: 128th out of 555
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arkansas: 352nd out of 555

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Matthews Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 160
(50%)
479
(46%)
 Male 157
(50%)
557
(54%)

Matthews Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 296
(93%)
947
(91%)
 White 11
(3%)
62
(6%)
 Hispanic 9
(3%)
15
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
11
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Matthews Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 291
(92%)
900
(87%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 17
(5%)
85
(8%)
 Not Eligible 9
(3%)
51
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 555 ranked schools in Arkansas, Matthews Elementary School is ranked 205th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Matthews Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (97.2%) is significantly 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.

Matthews Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 359
2006 335
2007 358
2008 341
2009 335
2010 326
2011 339
2012 317

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.3
2006 15.2
2007 14.9
2008 17.9
2009 13.7
2010 13.7
2011 13.9
2012 13.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.78551532033426
2006 0.9910447761194
2007 0.93575418994413
2008 0.94428152492669
2009 0.95522388059701
2010 0.9478527607362
2011 0.93805309734513
2012 0.97160883280757

Compare Matthews Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,340.0% 13.4:1
 
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 97.2%
 

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Matthews Elementary School
Pine Bluff, AR
Public PK - 01 317 13.4:1  
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Public KG - 01 448 15.3:1 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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