Porterdale Elementary School



Porterdale Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Porterdale Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 46
K 77
1 79
2 75
3 55
4 68
5 64
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Porterdale Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Covington, GA in the Newton County School District. It enrolls 464 students in grades 1st through 12th. Porterdale Elementary School is the 1,013th largest public school in Georgia and the 25,062nd largest nationally. It has 14.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 464
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 31.9
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 25,062nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Georgia: 1,013th out of 1,344
Student/Teacher Rank in Georgia: 442nd out of 1,342
Full Time Teacher Rank in Georgia: 985th out of 1,342

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Porterdale Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 247
(53%)
7,225
(52%)
 Female 217
(47%)
6,740
(48%)

Porterdale Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 300
(65%)
6,955
(50%)
 White 75
(16%)
5,347
(38%)
 Hispanic 59
(13%)
952
(7%)
 Two or More 25
(5%)
568
(4%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
117
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
11
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
15
(0%)

Porterdale Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 353
(76%)
8,684
(62%)
 Not Eligible 84
(18%)
4,203
(30%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 27
(6%)
1,078
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,340 ranked schools in Georgia, Porterdale Elementary School is ranked 647th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Porterdale Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (81.9%) is 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.

Porterdale Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 767
2006 835
2007 700
2008 575
2009 453
2010 494
2011 468
2012 464

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.6
2006 15.2
2007 12.5
2008 11.8
2009 13.1
2010 14.3
2011 14.3
2012 14.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.6844850065189
2006 0.63233532934132
2007 0.70285714285714
2008 0.76173913043478
2009 0.78145695364238
2010 0.82591093117409
2011 0.8482905982906
2012 0.81896551724138

Compare Porterdale Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,448.8% 14.5:1
 
1,450.0% 14.5:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 62.6%
 
This School 81.9%
 

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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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