Sweetwater Elementary School



Sweetwater Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sweetwater Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 106
1 105
2 93
3 108
4 94
5 111
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Sweetwater Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Lithia Springs, GA in the Douglas County School District. It enrolls 617 students in grades 1st through 12th. Sweetwater Elementary School is the 612th largest public school in Georgia and the 12,163rd largest nationally. It has 14.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 617
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14:1
Full Time Teachers: 44
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 12,163rd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Georgia: 612th out of 1,344
Student/Teacher Rank in Georgia: 318th out of 1,342
Full Time Teacher Rank in Georgia: 468th out of 1,342

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Sweetwater Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 326
(53%)
9,102
(52%)
 Female 291
(47%)
8,336
(48%)

Sweetwater Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 347
(56%)
8,463
(49%)
 Hispanic 138
(22%)
2,325
(13%)
 White 89
(14%)
5,659
(32%)
 Two or More 29
(5%)
703
(4%)
 Asian 13
(2%)
222
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
38
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
28
(0%)

Sweetwater Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 435
(71%)
9,555
(55%)
 Not Eligible 130
(21%)
6,399
(37%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 52
(8%)
1,484
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,340 ranked schools in Georgia, Sweetwater Elementary School is ranked 380th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sweetwater Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (78.9%) 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.

Sweetwater Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 492
2006 491
2007 642
2008 697
2009 674
2010 642
2011 645
2012 617

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.1
2006 12.8
2007 12.8
2008 13.8
2009 13.5
2010 13.4
2011 13.8
2012 14

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.63211382113821
2006 0.69653767820774
2007 0.67445482866044
2008 0.70444763271162
2009 0.70326409495549
2010 0.76791277258567
2011 0.77054263565891
2012 0.78930307941653

Compare Sweetwater 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 78.9%
 

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Sweetwater Elementary School
Lithia Springs, GA
Public KG - 05 617 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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