T. J. Elder Middle School



T. J. Elder Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

T. J. Elder Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 244
7 214
8 233
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

T. J. Elder Middle School is a public elementary school located in Sandersville, GA in the Washington County School District. It enrolls 691 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 16.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 691
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 43

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T. J. Elder Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 350
(51%)
1,136
(51%)
 Female 341
(49%)
1,100
(49%)

T. J. Elder Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 449
(65%)
1,397
(62%)
 White 215
(31%)
713
(32%)
 Two or More 15
(2%)
73
(3%)
 Asian 5
(1%)
16
(1%)
 Hispanic 5
(1%)
31
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
3
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

T. J. Elder Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 379
(55%)
1,350
(60%)
 Not Eligible 220
(32%)
549
(25%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 92
(13%)
337
(15%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of T. J. Elder Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (68.2%) 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.

T. J. Elder Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 882
2006 838
2007 784
2008 733
2009 728
2010 719
2011 690
2012 691

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.9
2006 14.4
2007 13.8
2008 14.7
2009 14.6
2010 16
2011 16.4
2012 16.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.65419501133787
2006 0.64797136038186
2007 0.65178571428571
2008 0.66712141882674
2009 0.6717032967033
2010 0.6759388038943
2011 0.66666666666667
2012 0.68162083936324

Compare T. J. Elder Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,448.8% 14.5:1
 
1,610.0% 16.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 62.6%
 
This School 68.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
T. J. Elder Middle School
Sandersville, GA
Public 06 - 08 691 16.1:1  
Brentwood School
Sandersville, GA
Private PK - 12 361 13:1 1 miles
Ridge Road Elementary School
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Ridge Road Primary School
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John Hancock Academy
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Johnson County Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 267 16.4:1 20 miles
Johnson County Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 598 17.3:1 20 miles
Glascock County Consolidated School
Gibson, GA
Public PK - 12 640 15.5:1 21 miles
Lewis Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 526 15:1 22 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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