James A. Long Elementary School



James A. Long Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

James A. Long Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 53
K 104
1 88
2 73
3 92
4 76
5 81
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

James A. Long Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Palatka, FL in the Putnam School District. It enrolls 567 students in grades 1st through 12th. James A. Long Elementary School is the 1,293rd largest public school in Florida and the 15,698th largest nationally. It has 16.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 567
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 34
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 15,698th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 1,293rd out of 2,297
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 2,004th out of 2,205
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 1,549th out of 2,205

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James A. Long Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 288
(51%)
4,235
(53%)
 Female 279
(49%)
3,826
(47%)

James A. Long Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 282
(50%)
4,434
(55%)
 Black 258
(46%)
2,046
(25%)
 Hispanic 16
(3%)
1,214
(15%)
 Two or More 7
(1%)
291
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(1%)
6
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
24
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
46
(1%)

James A. Long Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 432
(76%)
5,888
(73%)
 Not Eligible 103
(18%)
1,698
(21%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 32
(6%)
475
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,272 ranked schools in Florida, James A. Long Elementary School is ranked 756th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of James A. Long Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (81.8%) is higher than the state average of 61.9%. 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.

James A. Long Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 524
2006 525
2007 535
2008 513
2009 495
2010 483
2011 544
2012 567

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.6
2006 15
2007 14.1
2008 15.4
2009 15
2010 14.6
2011 17
2012 16.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.77862595419847
2006 0.78857142857143
2007 0.79439252336449
2008 0.80506822612086
2009 0.85454545454545
2010 0.8343685300207
2011 0.81617647058824
2012 0.81834215167548

Compare James A. Long Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,380.9% 13.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,670.0% 16.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.9%
 
This School 81.8%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
James A. Long Elementary School
Palatka, FL
Public PK - 05 567 16.7:1  
Robert H. Jenkins, Junior Middle School
Palatka, FL
Public 06 - 08 749 19.7:1 1 miles
River Christian Academy
Palatka, FL
Private PK - 05 99 12:1 2 miles
Putnam Banner Private School System
Palatka, FL
Private 01 - 12 67 23:1 2 miles
W. H. Beasley Middle School
Palatka, FL
Public 06 - 08 339 14.7:1 2 miles
Mellon Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 465 17.9:1 2 miles
William D. Moseley Elementary School
Palatka, FL
Public PK - 05 437 14.6:1 2 miles
Kelley Smith Elementary School
Palatka, FL
Public PK - 05 725 16.9:1 4 miles
The Children'S Reading Center
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Public KG - 05 208 14.9:1 4 miles
Eleanor H. Miller School
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Public PK - 12 110 6.9:1 4 miles
Putnam Academy of Arts and Sciences
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Public 06 - 08 112 18.7:1 4 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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