Bessie L. Baggett Elementary



Bessie L. Baggett Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Bessie L. Baggett Elementary Students by Grade
PK 1
K 99
1 116
2 115
3 108
4 116
5 121
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Bessie L. Baggett Elementary is a public elementary school located in Powder Springs, GA in the Paulding County School District. It enrolls 676 students in grades 1st through 12th. Bessie L. Baggett Elementary is the 468th largest public school in Georgia and the 8,753rd largest nationally. It has 15.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 676
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15:1
Full Time Teachers: 45
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 8,753rd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Georgia: 468th out of 1,344
Student/Teacher Rank in Georgia: 571st out of 1,342
Full Time Teacher Rank in Georgia: 435th out of 1,342

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Bessie L. Baggett Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 356
(53%)
10,306
(52%)
 Female 320
(47%)
9,575
(48%)

Bessie L. Baggett Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 333
(49%)
13,400
(67%)
 Black 228
(34%)
3,844
(19%)
 Hispanic 63
(9%)
1,569
(8%)
 Two or More 42
(6%)
808
(4%)
 Asian 7
(1%)
179
(1%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
56
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
25
(0%)

Bessie L. Baggett Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 309
(46%)
11,144
(56%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 308
(46%)
7,162
(36%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 59
(9%)
1,575
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,340 ranked schools in Georgia, Bessie L. Baggett Elementary is ranked 690th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Bessie L. Baggett Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (54.3%) is slightly 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.

Bessie L. Baggett Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 794
2006 853
2007 811
2008 792
2009 626
2010 588
2011 566
2012 676

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15
2006 14.7
2007 12.3
2008 13.2
2009 13.6
2010 14.7
2011 14.7
2012 15

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.35768261964736
2006 0.35052754982415
2007 0.40690505548705
2008 0.43686868686869
2009 0.47923322683706
2010 0.48639455782313
2011 0.54770318021201
2012 0.54289940828402

Compare Bessie L. Baggett Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,448.8% 14.5:1
 
1,500.0% 15.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 54.3%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 62.6%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Bessie L. Baggett Elementary
Powder Springs, GA
Public PK - 05 676 15:1  
J. A. Dobbins Middle School
Powder Springs, GA
Public 06 - 08 837 17.8:1 1 miles
Sam D. Panter Elementary School
Hiram, GA
Public PK - 05 600 15.6:1 2 miles
Praise Academy
Powder Springs, GA
Private PK - 12 270 12:1 3 miles
Youth Christian School
Powder Springs, GA
Private PK - 12 154 9:1 3 miles
Hiram Elementary School
Hiram, GA
Public PK - 05 626 15.3:1 3 miles
Hal Hutchens Elementary
Douglasville, GA
Public PK - 05 860 16.9:1 3 miles
Grace Baptist Christian School
Hiram, GA
Private PK - 12 340 13:1 4 miles
Grace Baptist Christian School
Hiram, GA
Private PK - 12 334 13:1 4 miles
Hendricks Elementary School
Powder Springs, GA
Public KG - 05 565 13:1 5 miles
Mcgarity Elementary School
Hiram, GA
Public PK - 05 579 12.9:1 5 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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