Chesnut Elementary School



Chesnut Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Chesnut Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 22
K 74
1 80
2 91
3 57
4 80
5 67
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Chesnut Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Dunwoody, GA in the Dekalb County School District. It enrolls 471 students in grades 1st through 12th. Chesnut Elementary School is the 988th largest public school in Georgia and the 24,317th largest nationally. It has 16.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 471
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16:1
Full Time Teachers: 29.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 24,317th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Georgia: 988th out of 1,344
Student/Teacher Rank in Georgia: 867th out of 1,342
Full Time Teacher Rank in Georgia: 1,072nd out of 1,342

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Chesnut Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 239
(51%)
34,548
(49%)
 Male 232
(49%)
36,586
(51%)

Chesnut Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 193
(41%)
8,419
(12%)
 Black 157
(33%)
46,258
(65%)
 Hispanic 66
(14%)
10,949
(15%)
 Asian 34
(7%)
4,099
(6%)
 Two or More 18
(4%)
1,126
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(1%)
111
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
172
(0%)

Chesnut Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 300
(64%)
18,865
(27%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 149
(32%)
48,857
(69%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 22
(5%)
3,412
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,340 ranked schools in Georgia, Chesnut Elementary School is ranked 1,177th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Chesnut Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (36.3%) 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.

Chesnut Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 542
2006 467
2007 459
2008 519
2009 463
2010 532
2011 453
2012 471

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.8
2006 11.2
2007 12.2
2008 13.8
2009 14.5
2010 15.6
2011 14.4
2012 16

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.34686346863469
2006 0.29764453961456
2007 0.29847494553377
2008 0.34296724470135
2009 0.28941684665227
2010 0.28759398496241
2011 0.43487858719647
2012 0.36305732484076

Compare Chesnut Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,448.8% 14.5:1
 
1,600.0% 16.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 36.3%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 62.6%
 

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Dunwoody, GA
Public PK - 05 471 16:1  
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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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