Laurel Ridge Elementary School



Laurel Ridge Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Laurel Ridge Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 22
K 71
1 86
2 63
3 59
4 72
5 71
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Laurel Ridge Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Decatur, GA in the Dekalb County School District. It enrolls 444 students in grades 1st through 12th. Laurel Ridge Elementary School is the 1,063rd largest public school in Georgia and the 27,051st largest nationally. It has 13.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 444
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13:1
Full Time Teachers: 34.2
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 27,051st out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Georgia: 1,063rd out of 1,344
Student/Teacher Rank in Georgia: 125th out of 1,342
Full Time Teacher Rank in Georgia: 871st out of 1,342

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Laurel Ridge Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 229
(52%)
36,586
(51%)
 Female 215
(48%)
34,548
(49%)

Laurel Ridge Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 213
(48%)
8,419
(12%)
 Black 103
(23%)
46,258
(65%)
 Asian 60
(14%)
4,099
(6%)
 Hispanic 52
(12%)
10,949
(15%)
 Two or More 15
(3%)
1,126
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
111
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
172
(0%)

Laurel Ridge Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 232
(52%)
18,865
(27%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 194
(44%)
48,857
(69%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 18
(4%)
3,412
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,340 ranked schools in Georgia, Laurel Ridge Elementary School is ranked 1,112th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Laurel Ridge Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (47.7%) is 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.

Laurel Ridge Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 278
2006 278
2007 306
2008 334
2009 406
2010 354
2011 423
2012 444

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 10.4
2006 10
2007 11.1
2008 11.1
2009 12.9
2010 12
2011 12.7
2012 13

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.4568345323741
2006 0.41726618705036
2007 0.50980392156863
2008 0.55988023952096
2009 0.52463054187192
2010 0.5819209039548
2011 0.46099290780142
2012 0.47747747747748

Compare Laurel Ridge Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,300.0% 13.0:1
 
1,448.8% 14.5:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 47.7%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 62.6%
 

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Public PK - 05 444 13:1  
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Public KG - 05 369 11:1 2 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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