Altama Elementary School



Altama Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Altama Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 51
K 91
1 90
2 94
3 94
4 85
5 86
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Altama Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Brunswick, GA in the Glynn County School District. It enrolls 591 students in grades 1st through 12th. Altama Elementary School is the 665th largest public school in Georgia and the 13,921st largest nationally. It has 15.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 591
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15:1
Full Time Teachers: 39.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 13,921st out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Georgia: 665th out of 1,344
Student/Teacher Rank in Georgia: 571st out of 1,342
Full Time Teacher Rank in Georgia: 631st out of 1,342

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Altama Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 315
(53%)
4,796
(51%)
 Female 276
(47%)
4,530
(49%)

Altama Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 386
(65%)
3,347
(36%)
 Hispanic 82
(14%)
973
(10%)
 White 75
(13%)
4,533
(49%)
 Two or More 26
(4%)
304
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 11
(2%)
24
(0%)
 Asian 9
(2%)
120
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
25
(0%)

Altama Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 497
(84%)
5,528
(59%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 53
(9%)
677
(7%)
 Not Eligible 41
(7%)
3,121
(33%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,340 ranked schools in Georgia, Altama Elementary School is ranked 250th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Altama Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (93.1%) 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.

Altama Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 714
2006 710
2007 607
2008 567
2009 624
2010 588
2011 579
2012 591

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16
2006 14.9
2007 14
2008 13.3
2009 14
2010 14.2
2011 14.5
2012 15

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.67647058823529
2006 0.70845070422535
2007 0.77759472817133
2008 0.74603174603175
2009 0.88141025641026
2010 0.88265306122449
2011 0.90673575129534
2012 0.93062605752961

Compare Altama Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,448.8% 14.5:1
 
1,500.0% 15.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 62.6%
 
This School 93.1%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Altama Elementary School
Brunswick, GA
Public PK - 05 591 15:1  
Emmanuel Christian School
Brunswick, GA
Private PK - 12 65 8:1 2 miles
Heritage Christian Academy
Brunswick, GA
Private PK - 12 172 7:1 2 miles
Brunswick Christian Academy
Brunswick, GA
Private PK - 12 170 9:1 3 miles
Golden Isles Elementary School
Brunswick, GA
Public PK - 05 771 15.7:1 3 miles
Glyndale Elementary School
Brunswick, GA
Public PK - 05 643 15.8:1 3 miles
Goodyear Elementary School
Brunswick, GA
Public PK - 05 552 14.1:1 3 miles
Burroughs-Molette Elementary School
Brunswick, GA
Public PK - 05 533 13.7:1 4 miles
Greer Elementary School
Brunswick, GA
Public PK - 05 699 16.8:1 5 miles
Glynn Middle School
Brunswick, GA
Public 06 - 08 779 16.8:1 5 miles
St Francis Xavier Catholic School
Brunswick, GA
Private PK - 09 255 12:1 5 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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