Shepherd Elementary School



Shepherd Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Shepherd Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 38
K 40
1 45
2 49
3 47
4 60
5 35
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Shepherd Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Washington, DC in the District of Columbia Public Schools. It enrolls 314 students in grades 1st through 12th. Shepherd Elementary School is the 74th largest public school in District of Columbia and the 40,009th largest nationally. It has 13.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 314
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 23.5

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Shepherd Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 162
(52%)
16,727
(49%)
 Male 152
(48%)
17,502
(51%)

Shepherd Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 248
(79%)
22,264
(65%)
 Hispanic 26
(8%)
6,187
(18%)
 Two or More 19
(6%)
597
(2%)
 White 15
(5%)
4,441
(13%)
 Asian 6
(2%)
689
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
30
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
21
(0%)

Shepherd Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 209
(67%)
15,901
(46%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 87
(28%)
17,962
(52%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 18
(6%)
366
(1%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 133 ranked schools in District of Columbia, Shepherd Elementary School is ranked 106th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Shepherd Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (33.4%) is significantly lower than the state average of 62.6%. 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.

Shepherd Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 328
2006 328
2007 284
2008 355
2009 331
2010 352
2011 336
2012 314

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.7
2006 11.3
2007 31.6
2008 12
2009 10.7
2010 13.3
2011 14.3
2012 13.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.16768292682927
2006 0.21036585365854
2007 0.17605633802817
2008 0.26197183098592
2009 0.30211480362538
2010 0.99147727272727
2011 0.2797619047619
2012 0.3343949044586

Compare Shepherd Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,143.2% 11.4:1
 
1,340.0% 13.4:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 33.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 62.6%
 

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Shepherd Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 314 13.4:1  
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Private PK - 06 273 7:1 2 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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