Thunderbolt Elementary School



Thunderbolt Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Thunderbolt Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 70
K 71
1 70
2 63
3 64
4 63
5 68
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Thunderbolt Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Thunderbolt, GA in the Chatham County School District. It enrolls 469 students in grades 1st through 12th. Thunderbolt Elementary School is the 993rd largest public school in Georgia and the 24,519th largest nationally. It has 12.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 469
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 38
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 24,519th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Georgia: 993rd out of 1,344
Student/Teacher Rank in Georgia: 65th out of 1,342
Full Time Teacher Rank in Georgia: 709th out of 1,342

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Thunderbolt Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 249
(53%)
14,372
(51%)
 Female 220
(47%)
13,679
(49%)

Thunderbolt Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 396
(84%)
15,721
(56%)
 White 37
(8%)
8,230
(29%)
 Two or More 23
(5%)
1,726
(6%)
 Hispanic 7
(1%)
1,763
(6%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
504
(2%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
63
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
44
(0%)

Thunderbolt Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 410
(87%)
16,738
(60%)
 Not Eligible 31
(7%)
9,379
(33%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 28
(6%)
1,934
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,340 ranked schools in Georgia, Thunderbolt Elementary School is ranked 481st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Thunderbolt Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (93.4%) is significantly 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.

Thunderbolt Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 678
2006 631
2007 611
2008 510
2009 518
2010 414
2011 448
2012 469

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.2
2006 11.9
2007 11.5
2008 11.5
2009 11.9
2010 10.4
2011 12.4
2012 12.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.91297935103245
2006 0.95721077654517
2007 0.88379705400982
2008 0.93725490196078
2009 0.96525096525097
2010 0.88647342995169
2011 0.92410714285714
2012 0.93390191897655

Compare Thunderbolt Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,230.0% 12.3:1
 
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 93.4%
 

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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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