Dowell Elementary School



Dowell Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Dowell Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 8
K 141
1 135
2 189
3 124
4 156
5 180
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Dowell Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Marietta, GA in the Cobb County School District. It enrolls 933 students in grades 1st through 12th. Dowell Elementary School is the 127th largest public school in Georgia and the 1,768th largest nationally. It has 12.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 933
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 72.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 1,768th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Georgia: 127th out of 1,344
Student/Teacher Rank in Georgia: 113th out of 1,342
Full Time Teacher Rank in Georgia: 44th out of 1,342

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Dowell Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 486
(52%)
38,547
(51%)
 Female 447
(48%)
36,827
(49%)

Dowell Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 369
(40%)
23,047
(31%)
 Hispanic 327
(35%)
14,655
(19%)
 White 174
(19%)
31,121
(41%)
 Asian 32
(3%)
3,675
(5%)
 Two or More 27
(3%)
2,691
(4%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
139
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
46
(0%)

Dowell Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 605
(65%)
31,621
(42%)
 Not Eligible 255
(27%)
39,399
(52%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 73
(8%)
4,354
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,340 ranked schools in Georgia, Dowell Elementary School is ranked 118th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Dowell Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (72.7%) is slightly 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.

Dowell Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 948
2006 991
2007 1010
2008 1013
2009 1002
2010 976
2011 994
2012 933

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.2
2006 12.2
2007 11.8
2008 12
2009 11.7
2010 13.5
2011 13.7
2012 12.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.5042194092827
2006 0.53380423814329
2007 0.57029702970297
2008 0.59526159921027
2009 0.62674650698603
2010 0.6547131147541
2011 0.66800804828974
2012 0.72668810289389

Compare Dowell Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,290.0% 12.9:1
 
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 72.7%
 

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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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