Briarlake Elementary School



Briarlake Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Briarlake Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 27
K 69
1 75
2 71
3 60
4 60
5 87
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Briarlake Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Decatur, GA in the Dekalb County School District. It enrolls 449 students in grades 1st through 12th. Briarlake Elementary School is the 1,049th largest public school in Georgia and the 26,556th largest nationally. It has 14.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 449
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 31.8
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 26,556th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Georgia: 1,049th out of 1,344
Student/Teacher Rank in Georgia: 340th out of 1,342
Full Time Teacher Rank in Georgia: 989th out of 1,342

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Briarlake Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 231
(51%)
36,586
(51%)
 Female 218
(49%)
34,548
(49%)

Briarlake Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 251
(56%)
8,419
(12%)
 Black 88
(20%)
46,258
(65%)
 Asian 45
(10%)
4,099
(6%)
 Hispanic 39
(9%)
10,949
(15%)
 Two or More 23
(5%)
1,126
(2%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
172
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
111
(0%)

Briarlake Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 338
(75%)
18,865
(27%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 92
(20%)
48,857
(69%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 19
(4%)
3,412
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,340 ranked schools in Georgia, Briarlake Elementary School is ranked 1,237th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Briarlake Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (24.7%) 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.

Briarlake Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 379
2006 366
2007 379
2008 394
2009 434
2010 436
2011 449
2012 449

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.6
2006 11.4
2007 12.1
2008 12.8
2009 12.7
2010 13.1
2011 13.4
2012 14.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.19525065963061
2006 0.24043715846995
2007 0.21372031662269
2008 0.23350253807107
2009 0.23732718894009
2010 0.20412844036697
2011 0.26503340757238
2012 0.24721603563474

Compare Briarlake Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,410.0% 14.1:1
 
1,448.8% 14.5:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 24.7%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 62.6%
 

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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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