J. A. Alford Elementary



J. A. Alford Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

J. A. Alford Elementary Students by Grade
PK 10
K 162
1 182
2 145
3 143
4 174
5 150
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

J. A. Alford Elementary is a public elementary school located in Lawrenceville, GA in the Gwinnett County School District. It enrolls 966 students in grades 1st through 12th. J. A. Alford Elementary is the 107th largest public school in Georgia and the 1,454th largest nationally. It has 14.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 966
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 66.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 1,454th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Georgia: 107th out of 1,344
Student/Teacher Rank in Georgia: 442nd out of 1,342
Full Time Teacher Rank in Georgia: 72nd out of 1,342

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J. A. Alford Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 485
(50%)
56,203
(48%)
 Male 481
(50%)
59,819
(52%)

J. A. Alford Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 411
(43%)
32,174
(28%)
 Black 298
(31%)
34,927
(30%)
 Asian 129
(13%)
11,471
(10%)
 White 103
(11%)
32,718
(28%)
 Two or More 22
(2%)
4,259
(4%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
309
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
164
(0%)

J. A. Alford Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 662
(69%)
58,746
(51%)
 Not Eligible 203
(21%)
47,917
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 101
(10%)
9,359
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,340 ranked schools in Georgia, J. A. Alford Elementary is ranked 68th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of J. A. Alford Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (79.0%) is 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.

J. A. Alford Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 840
2006 917
2007 925
2008 965
2009 1011
2010 964
2011 1003
2012 966

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.2
2006 11.8
2007 11.2
2008 11.8
2009 13.1
2010 12.8
2011 14.2
2012 14.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.58095238095238
2006 0.66848418756816
2007 0.69405405405405
2008 0.74300518134715
2009 0.74777448071217
2010 0.75933609958506
2011 0.77467597208375
2012 0.78985507246377

Compare J. A. Alford Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,448.8% 14.5:1
 
1,450.0% 14.5:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 62.6%
 
This School 79.0%
 

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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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