Rainbow Elementary School



Rainbow Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Rainbow Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 22
K 80
1 66
2 65
3 65
4 73
5 68
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Rainbow Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Decatur, GA in the Dekalb County School District. It enrolls 439 students in grades 1st through 12th. Rainbow Elementary School is the 1,074th largest public school in Georgia and the 27,570th largest nationally. It has 14.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 439
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14:1
Full Time Teachers: 31.3
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 27,570th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Georgia: 1,074th out of 1,344
Student/Teacher Rank in Georgia: 318th out of 1,342
Full Time Teacher Rank in Georgia: 1,002nd out of 1,342

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Rainbow Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 221
(50%)
36,586
(51%)
 Female 218
(50%)
34,548
(49%)

Rainbow Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 419
(95%)
46,258
(65%)
 Hispanic 9
(2%)
10,949
(15%)
 Two or More 7
(2%)
1,126
(2%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
4,099
(6%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
172
(0%)
 White 1
(0%)
8,419
(12%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
111
(0%)

Rainbow Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 371
(85%)
48,857
(69%)
 Not Eligible 53
(12%)
18,865
(27%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 15
(3%)
3,412
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,340 ranked schools in Georgia, Rainbow Elementary School is ranked 623rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Rainbow Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (87.9%) 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.

Rainbow Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 566
2006 535
2007 495
2008 505
2009 545
2010 499
2011 452
2012 439

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.8
2006 13.5
2007 13.9
2008 13.8
2009 15.4
2010 14.1
2011 13.8
2012 14

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.77385159010601
2006 0.79439252336449
2007 0.73131313131313
2008 0.79009900990099
2009 0.8256880733945
2010 0.84168336673347
2011 0.84070796460177
2012 0.87927107061503

Compare Rainbow Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,400.0% 14.0:1
 
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 87.9%
 

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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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