Perkerson Elementary School



Perkerson Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Perkerson Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 47
K 80
1 67
2 70
3 86
4 67
5 75
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Perkerson Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Atlanta, GA in the Atlanta Public Schools. It enrolls 492 students in grades 1st through 12th. Perkerson Elementary School is the 930th largest public school in Georgia and the 22,281st largest nationally. It has 13.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 492
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 36
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 22,281st out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Georgia: 930th out of 1,344
Student/Teacher Rank in Georgia: 257th out of 1,342
Full Time Teacher Rank in Georgia: 774th out of 1,342

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Perkerson Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 266
(54%)
19,191
(51%)
 Female 226
(46%)
18,533
(49%)

Perkerson Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 482
(98%)
27,914
(74%)
 White 4
(1%)
6,154
(16%)
 Hispanic 3
(1%)
2,624
(7%)
 Two or More 3
(1%)
603
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
15
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
369
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
45
(0%)

Perkerson Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 479
(97%)
27,026
(72%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 7
(1%)
914
(2%)
 Not Eligible 6
(1%)
9,784
(26%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,340 ranked schools in Georgia, Perkerson Elementary School is ranked 383rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Perkerson Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (98.8%) is significantly 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.

Perkerson Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 354
2006 400
2007 380
2008 351
2009 352
2010 360
2011 369
2012 492

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.3
2006 14.1
2007 13.6
2008 13
2009 12.6
2010 13.8
2011 12.7
2012 13.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.90395480225989
2006 0.885
2007 0.92631578947368
2008 0.90598290598291
2009 0.94602272727273
2010 0.98611111111111
2011 0.99186991869919
2012 0.98780487804878

Compare Perkerson Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,370.0% 13.7:1
 
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 98.8%
 

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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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