Folkston Elementary School



Folkston Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Folkston Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 70
K 119
1 136
2 103
3 109
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Folkston Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Folkston, GA in the Charlton County School District. It enrolls 537 students in grades 1st through 12th. Folkston Elementary School is the 804th largest public school in Georgia and the 18,169th largest nationally. It has 18.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 537
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 29.2
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 18,169th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Georgia: 804th out of 1,344
Student/Teacher Rank in Georgia: 1,259th out of 1,342
Full Time Teacher Rank in Georgia: 1,080th out of 1,342

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Folkston Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 272
(51%)
640
(50%)
 Female 265
(49%)
634
(50%)

Folkston Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 294
(55%)
802
(63%)
 Black 204
(38%)
384
(30%)
 Two or More 27
(5%)
68
(5%)
 Hispanic 8
(1%)
10
(1%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
9
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Folkston Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 449
(84%)
949
(74%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 51
(9%)
126
(10%)
 Not Eligible 37
(7%)
199
(16%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,340 ranked schools in Georgia, Folkston Elementary School is ranked 344th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Folkston Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (93.1%) 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.

Folkston Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 431
2006 418
2007 444
2008 446
2009 473
2010 478
2011 526
2012 537

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.9
2006 13.5
2007 14.4
2008 14.9
2009 16.4
2010 14.8
2011 17.6
2012 18.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.64733178654292
2006 0.62918660287081
2007 0.68243243243243
2008 0.71300448430493
2009 0.69767441860465
2010 0.78242677824268
2011 0.76996197718631
2012 0.93109869646182

Compare Folkston Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,448.8% 14.5:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,840.0% 18.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 62.6%
 
This School 93.1%
 

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Public PK - 03 537 18.4:1  
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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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