Varnell Elementary School



Varnell Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Varnell Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 84
1 82
2 70
3 97
4 69
5 84
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Varnell Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Dalton, GA in the Whitfield County School District. It enrolls 486 students in grades 1st through 12th. Varnell Elementary School is the 950th largest public school in Georgia and the 22,825th largest nationally. It has 15.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 486
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15:1
Full Time Teachers: 32.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 22,825th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Georgia: 950th out of 1,344
Student/Teacher Rank in Georgia: 571st out of 1,342
Full Time Teacher Rank in Georgia: 956th out of 1,342

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Varnell Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 266
(55%)
4,997
(52%)
 Female 220
(45%)
4,596
(48%)

Varnell Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 275
(57%)
5,109
(53%)
 Hispanic 165
(34%)
3,926
(41%)
 Two or More 25
(5%)
284
(3%)
 Black 16
(3%)
145
(2%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
85
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
40
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
4
(0%)

Varnell Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 285
(59%)
6,125
(64%)
 Not Eligible 157
(32%)
2,410
(25%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 44
(9%)
1,058
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,340 ranked schools in Georgia, Varnell Elementary School is ranked 798th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Varnell Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (67.7%) 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.

Varnell Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 617
2006 523
2007 518
2008 510
2009 503
2010 474
2011 472
2012 486

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.6
2006 13.2
2007 13.5
2008 13.1
2009 14.6
2010 14.7
2011 15.5
2012 15

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.52188006482982
2006 0.5736137667304
2007 0.61389961389961
2008 0.61372549019608
2009 0.67196819085487
2010 0.70042194092827
2011 0.6864406779661
2012 0.67695473251029

Compare Varnell 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 67.7%
 

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Varnell Elementary School
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Public KG - 05 486 15:1  
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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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