Dewar Elementary



Dewar Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Dewar Elementary Students by Grade
PK 51
K 102
1 110
2 111
3 95
4 123
5 82
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Dewar Elementary is a public elementary school located in Valdosta, GA in the Lowndes County School District. It enrolls 674 students in grades 1st through 12th. Dewar Elementary is the 474th largest public school in Georgia and the 8,849th largest nationally. It has 15.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 674
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 44.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 8,849th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Georgia: 474th out of 1,344
Student/Teacher Rank in Georgia: 599th out of 1,342
Full Time Teacher Rank in Georgia: 456th out of 1,342

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Dewar Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 343
(51%)
3,660
(49%)
 Male 331
(49%)
3,863
(51%)

Dewar Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 352
(52%)
4,835
(64%)
 Black 226
(34%)
1,683
(22%)
 Hispanic 47
(7%)
599
(8%)
 Two or More 35
(5%)
303
(4%)
 Asian 9
(1%)
84
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 4
(1%)
9
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
10
(0%)

Dewar Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 341
(51%)
3,471
(46%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 276
(41%)
3,444
(46%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 57
(8%)
608
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,340 ranked schools in Georgia, Dewar Elementary is ranked 788th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Dewar Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (49.4%) is 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.

Dewar Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 767
2006 760
2007 821
2008 586
2009 671
2010 651
2011 665
2012 674

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.6
2006 13.8
2007 13.7
2008 12
2009 14.2
2010 14.2
2011 14.9
2012 15.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.27249022164276
2006 0.3
2007 0.30937880633374
2008 0.3617747440273
2009 0.39493293591654
2010 0.38556067588326
2011 0.40601503759398
2012 0.49406528189911

Compare Dewar Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,448.8% 14.5:1
 
1,510.0% 15.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 49.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 62.6%
 

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Dewar Elementary
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Public PK - 05 674 15.1:1  
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Highland Christian Academy
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Private KG - 12 155 10:1 4 miles
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Private PK - 08 220 8:1 4 miles
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Public KG - 05 380 12.5:1 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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