Dorsett Shoals Elementary School



Dorsett Shoals Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Dorsett Shoals Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 70
1 72
2 72
3 59
4 88
5 66
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Dorsett Shoals Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Douglasville, GA in the Douglas County School District. It enrolls 427 students in grades 1st through 12th. Dorsett Shoals Elementary School is the 1,108th largest public school in Georgia and the 28,824th largest nationally. It has 14.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 427
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14:1
Full Time Teachers: 30.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 28,824th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Georgia: 1,108th out of 1,344
Student/Teacher Rank in Georgia: 318th out of 1,342
Full Time Teacher Rank in Georgia: 1,023rd out of 1,342

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Dorsett Shoals Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 216
(51%)
9,102
(52%)
 Female 211
(49%)
8,336
(48%)

Dorsett Shoals Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 240
(56%)
5,659
(32%)
 Black 115
(27%)
8,463
(49%)
 Hispanic 53
(12%)
2,325
(13%)
 Two or More 18
(4%)
703
(4%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
28
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
222
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
38
(0%)

Dorsett Shoals Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 233
(55%)
9,555
(55%)
 Not Eligible 153
(36%)
6,399
(37%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 41
(10%)
1,484
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,340 ranked schools in Georgia, Dorsett Shoals Elementary School is ranked 989th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Dorsett Shoals Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (64.2%) 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.

Dorsett Shoals Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 444
2006 479
2007 441
2008 452
2009 443
2010 407
2011 411
2012 427

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.5
2006 12.9
2007 11.8
2008 11.3
2009 11.1
2010 11.5
2011 13.3
2012 14

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.43243243243243
2006 0.48016701461378
2007 0.51473922902494
2008 0.5641592920354
2009 0.58690744920993
2010 0.60687960687961
2011 0.6301703163017
2012 0.64168618266979

Compare Dorsett Shoals 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 64.2%
 

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Public KG - 05 427 14:1  
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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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