Mclendon Elementary School



Mclendon Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Mclendon Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 42
K 70
1 83
2 70
3 73
4 82
5 69
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Mclendon Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Decatur, GA in the Dekalb County School District. It enrolls 489 students in grades 1st through 12th. Mclendon Elementary School is the 936th largest public school in Georgia and the 22,543rd largest nationally. It has 13.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 489
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 36.3
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 22,543rd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Georgia: 936th out of 1,344
Student/Teacher Rank in Georgia: 207th out of 1,342
Full Time Teacher Rank in Georgia: 760th out of 1,342

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Mclendon Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 246
(50%)
36,586
(51%)
 Female 243
(50%)
34,548
(49%)

Mclendon Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 285
(58%)
46,258
(65%)
 Asian 110
(22%)
4,099
(6%)
 Hispanic 46
(9%)
10,949
(15%)
 White 33
(7%)
8,419
(12%)
 Two or More 8
(2%)
1,126
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 4
(1%)
111
(0%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
172
(0%)

Mclendon Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 421
(86%)
48,857
(69%)
 Not Eligible 50
(10%)
18,865
(27%)
 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, Mclendon Elementary School is ranked 475th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Mclendon Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (89.8%) is significantly 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.

Mclendon Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 467
2006 512
2007 563
2008 549
2009 550
2010 557
2011 515
2012 489

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.7
2006 13.9
2007 14.1
2008 13.7
2009 15.3
2010 15.1
2011 14.1
2012 13.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.99785867237687
2006 0.939453125
2007 0.93960923623446
2008 0.92714025500911
2009 0.89272727272727
2010 0.88689407540395
2011 0.89902912621359
2012 0.89775051124744

Compare Mclendon Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,350.0% 13.5:1
 
1,448.8% 14.5:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 62.6%
 
This School 89.8%
 

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Public PK - 05 489 13.5:1  
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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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