South Jackson Elementary School



South Jackson Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

South Jackson Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 26
K 74
1 93
2 96
3 96
4 73
5 86
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

South Jackson Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Athens, GA in the Jackson County School District. It enrolls 544 students in grades 1st through 12th. South Jackson Elementary School is the 785th largest public school in Georgia and the 17,565th largest nationally. It has 13.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 544
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 41
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 17,565th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Georgia: 785th out of 1,344
Student/Teacher Rank in Georgia: 175th out of 1,342
Full Time Teacher Rank in Georgia: 567th out of 1,342

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South Jackson Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 286
(53%)
2,707
(51%)
 Female 258
(47%)
2,614
(49%)

South Jackson Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 396
(73%)
4,174
(78%)
 Hispanic 82
(15%)
635
(12%)
 Black 43
(8%)
226
(4%)
 Two or More 16
(3%)
155
(3%)
 Asian 6
(1%)
118
(2%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
11
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

South Jackson Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 342
(63%)
2,472
(46%)
 Not Eligible 172
(32%)
2,405
(45%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 30
(6%)
444
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,340 ranked schools in Georgia, South Jackson Elementary School is ranked 672nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of South Jackson Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (68.4%) is slightly higher than the state average of 62.6%. 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.

South Jackson Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 485
2006 516
2007 569
2008 478
2009 540
2010 546
2011 546
2012 544

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.6
2006 12.7
2007 12.5
2008 11.9
2009 13.9
2010 14.1
2011 13
2012 13.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.61030927835052
2006 0.59496124031008
2007 0.57996485061511
2008 0.60460251046025
2009 0.62962962962963
2010 0.65567765567766
2011 0.6959706959707
2012 0.68382352941176

Compare South Jackson Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,330.0% 13.3:1
 
1,448.8% 14.5:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 62.6%
 
This School 68.4%
 

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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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