South Salem Elementary School



South Salem Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

South Salem Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 54
K 140
1 125
2 124
3 162
4 140
5 147
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

South Salem Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Covington, GA in the Newton County School District. It enrolls 892 students in grades 1st through 12th. South Salem Elementary School is the 170th largest public school in Georgia and the 2,306th largest nationally. It has 15.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 892
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 57.3
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 2,306th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Georgia: 170th out of 1,344
Student/Teacher Rank in Georgia: 752nd out of 1,342
Full Time Teacher Rank in Georgia: 153rd out of 1,342

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South Salem Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 481
(54%)
7,225
(52%)
 Female 411
(46%)
6,740
(48%)

South Salem Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 466
(52%)
6,955
(50%)
 White 315
(35%)
5,347
(38%)
 Hispanic 58
(7%)
952
(7%)
 Two or More 47
(5%)
568
(4%)
 Asian 4
(0%)
117
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
11
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
15
(0%)

South Salem Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 618
(69%)
8,684
(62%)
 Not Eligible 204
(23%)
4,203
(30%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 70
(8%)
1,078
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,340 ranked schools in Georgia, South Salem Elementary School is ranked 110th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of South Salem Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (77.1%) 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.

South Salem Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2008 795
2009 843
2010 839
2011 907
2012 892

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2008 14.5
2009 15.2
2010 15.6
2011 15.4
2012 15.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2008 0.60125786163522
2009 0.68683274021352
2010 0.7103694874851
2011 0.77949283351709
2012 0.77130044843049

Compare South Salem Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,448.8% 14.5:1
 
1,560.0% 15.6:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 62.6%
 
This School 77.1%
 

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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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