Blackshear Elementary School



Blackshear Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Blackshear Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 63
K 125
1 138
2 147
3 136
4 120
5 117
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Blackshear Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Blackshear, GA in the Pierce County School District. It enrolls 846 students in grades 1st through 12th. Blackshear Elementary School is the 210th largest public school in Georgia and the 3,065th largest nationally. It has 15.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 846
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 54
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 3,065th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Georgia: 210th out of 1,344
Student/Teacher Rank in Georgia: 779th out of 1,342
Full Time Teacher Rank in Georgia: 196th out of 1,342

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Blackshear Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 452
(53%)
1,424
(52%)
 Female 394
(47%)
1,302
(48%)

Blackshear Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 645
(76%)
2,223
(82%)
 Black 109
(13%)
221
(8%)
 Hispanic 63
(7%)
207
(8%)
 Two or More 19
(2%)
52
(2%)
 Asian 8
(1%)
18
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
5
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Blackshear Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 550
(65%)
1,506
(55%)
 Not Eligible 235
(28%)
977
(36%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 61
(7%)
243
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,340 ranked schools in Georgia, Blackshear Elementary School is ranked 176th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Blackshear Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (72.2%) 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.

Blackshear Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1183
2006 1177
2007 1197
2008 1245
2009 1323
2010 869
2011 837
2012 846

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.7
2006 13.2
2007 13.1
2008 13.1
2009 14.1
2010 13.7
2011 14.9
2012 15.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.63989856297549
2006 0.64570943075616
2007 0.62990810359231
2008 0.65060240963855
2009 0.67573696145125
2010 0.69390103567319
2011 0.71445639187575
2012 0.72222222222222

Compare Blackshear Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,448.8% 14.5:1
 
1,570.0% 15.7:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 62.6%
 
This School 72.2%
 

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Public PK - 05 846 15.7:1  
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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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