Birney Elementary School



Birney Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Birney Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 24
K 131
1 121
2 109
3 135
4 123
5 127
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Birney Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Marietta, GA in the Cobb County School District. It enrolls 770 students in grades 1st through 12th. Birney Elementary School is the 306th largest public school in Georgia and the 4,966th largest nationally. It has 11.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 770
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 66
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 4,966th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Georgia: 306th out of 1,344
Student/Teacher Rank in Georgia: 37th out of 1,342
Full Time Teacher Rank in Georgia: 77th out of 1,342

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Birney Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 409
(53%)
38,547
(51%)
 Female 361
(47%)
36,827
(49%)

Birney Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 355
(46%)
23,047
(31%)
 Hispanic 303
(39%)
14,655
(19%)
 White 70
(9%)
31,121
(41%)
 Asian 25
(3%)
3,675
(5%)
 Two or More 17
(2%)
2,691
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
46
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
139
(0%)

Birney Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 591
(77%)
31,621
(42%)
 Not Eligible 127
(16%)
39,399
(52%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 52
(7%)
4,354
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,340 ranked schools in Georgia, Birney Elementary School is ranked 141st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Birney Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (83.5%) 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.

Birney Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 859
2006 839
2007 821
2008 803
2009 728
2010 683
2011 715
2012 770

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.5
2006 11.6
2007 11.5
2008 11.1
2009 10.3
2010 10.3
2011 11.3
2012 11.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.78230500582072
2006 0.77473182359952
2007 0.76248477466504
2008 0.78206724782067
2009 0.7760989010989
2010 0.79648609077599
2011 0.82517482517483
2012 0.83506493506494

Compare Birney Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,170.0% 11.7:1
 
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 83.5%
 

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Public PK - 05 770 11.7:1  
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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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