Big Shanty Elementary School



Big Shanty Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Big Shanty Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 250
4 254
5 259
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Big Shanty Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Kennesaw, GA in the Cobb County School District. It enrolls 763 students in grades 1st through 12th. Big Shanty Elementary School is the 315th largest public school in Georgia and the 5,186th largest nationally. It has 13.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 763
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 55
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 5,186th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Georgia: 315th out of 1,344
Student/Teacher Rank in Georgia: 295th out of 1,342
Full Time Teacher Rank in Georgia: 182nd out of 1,342

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Big Shanty Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 385
(50%)
38,547
(51%)
 Female 378
(50%)
36,827
(49%)

Big Shanty Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 398
(52%)
31,121
(41%)
 Black 160
(21%)
23,047
(31%)
 Hispanic 113
(15%)
14,655
(19%)
 Two or More 55
(7%)
2,691
(4%)
 Asian 36
(5%)
3,675
(5%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
139
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
46
(0%)

Big Shanty Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 463
(61%)
39,399
(52%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 245
(32%)
31,621
(42%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 55
(7%)
4,354
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,340 ranked schools in Georgia, Big Shanty Elementary School is ranked 898th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Big Shanty Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (39.3%) is 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.

Big Shanty Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 708
2006 739
2007 737
2008 789
2009 865
2010 828
2011 790
2012 763

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.5
2006 13.9
2007 13.5
2008 13.4
2009 14.8
2010 15.1
2011 14.6
2012 13.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.30932203389831
2006 0.33558863328823
2007 0.28900949796472
2008 0.32065906210393
2009 0.34104046242775
2010 0.35748792270531
2011 0.37974683544304
2012 0.39318479685452

Compare Big Shanty Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,390.0% 13.9:1
 
1,448.8% 14.5:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 39.3%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 62.6%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Big Shanty Elementary School
Kennesaw, GA
Public 03 - 05 763 13.9:1  
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Public PK - 05 612 15.3:1 3 miles
Cornerstone Preparatory Academy
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Private KG - 12 353 17:1 3 miles
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Public PK - 05 740 13.3:1 3 miles
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Public KG - 06 810 15.4:1 3 miles
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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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