J. Knox Elementary



J. Knox Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

J. Knox Elementary Students by Grade
PK 14
K 122
1 105
2 129
3 127
4 106
5 128
6 115
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

J. Knox Elementary is a public elementary school located in Canton, GA in the Cherokee County School District. It enrolls 846 students in grades 1st through 12th. J. Knox Elementary is the 210th largest public school in Georgia and the 3,065th largest nationally. It has 18.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 846
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 45.6
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 3,065th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Georgia: 210th out of 1,344
Student/Teacher Rank in Georgia: 1,273rd out of 1,342
Full Time Teacher Rank in Georgia: 421st out of 1,342

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J. Knox Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 445
(53%)
12,974
(51%)
 Female 401
(47%)
12,220
(49%)

J. Knox Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 683
(81%)
18,149
(72%)
 Hispanic 107
(13%)
3,988
(16%)
 Black 27
(3%)
1,729
(7%)
 Two or More 19
(2%)
814
(3%)
 Asian 4
(0%)
439
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 4
(0%)
18
(0%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
57
(0%)

J. Knox Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 639
(76%)
16,696
(66%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 174
(21%)
7,162
(28%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 33
(4%)
1,336
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,340 ranked schools in Georgia, J. Knox Elementary is ranked 1,124th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of J. Knox Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (24.5%) is significantly lower than the state average of 62.6%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

J. Knox Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2008 792
2009 815
2010 875
2011 858
2012 846

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2008 14.9
2009 16.8
2010 17.6
2011 17.6
2012 18.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2008 0.25757575757576
2009 0.23435582822086
2010 0.23657142857143
2011 0.26806526806527
2012 0.24468085106383

Compare J. Knox Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,448.8% 14.5:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,860.0% 18.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 24.5%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 62.6%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
J. Knox Elementary
Canton, GA
Public PK - 06 846 18.6:1  
Canton Elementary
Canton, GA
Public PK - 06 888 14.1:1 2 miles
Liberty Elementary School
Canton, GA
Public PK - 05 1,359 20:1 3 miles
Community Christian School
Canton, GA
Private PK - 08 71 7:1 3 miles
Freedom Middle School
Canton, GA
Public 06 - 08 1,172 17.5:1 3 miles
William G. Hasty- Senior Elementary School
Canton, GA
Public PK - 06 814 12:1 4 miles
Indian Knoll Elementary
Canton, GA
Public PK - 06 1,031 19.1:1 5 miles
Cherokee Charter Academy
Canton, GA
Public KG - 08 1,003 17:1 5 miles
Sixes Elementary School
Canton, GA
Public PK - 05 822 18.3:1 5 miles
Holly Springs Elementary School
Canton, GA
Public PK - 06 1,003 18.9:1 6 miles
Lyndon Academy
Woodstock, GA
Private PK - 05 115 8:1 7 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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