Memorial Drive Elementary School



Memorial Drive Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Memorial Drive Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 82
1 76
2 64
3 65
4 53
5 62
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Memorial Drive Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Waycross, GA in the Ware County School District. It enrolls 402 students in grades 1st through 12th. Memorial Drive Elementary School is the 1,152nd largest public school in Georgia and the 31,399th largest nationally. It has 14.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 402
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 27.9
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 31,399th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Georgia: 1,152nd out of 1,344
Student/Teacher Rank in Georgia: 406th out of 1,342
Full Time Teacher Rank in Georgia: 1,131st out of 1,342

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Memorial Drive Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 203
(50%)
2,244
(50%)
 Male 199
(50%)
2,232
(50%)

Memorial Drive Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 219
(54%)
2,443
(55%)
 Black 157
(39%)
1,557
(35%)
 Two or More 13
(3%)
177
(4%)
 Hispanic 11
(3%)
268
(6%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
23
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
7
(0%)

Memorial Drive Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 284
(71%)
2,901
(65%)
 Not Eligible 84
(21%)
1,255
(28%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 34
(8%)
320
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,340 ranked schools in Georgia, Memorial Drive Elementary School is ranked 835th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Memorial Drive Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (79.1%) is 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.

Memorial Drive Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 354
2006 333
2007 344
2008 337
2009 383
2010 392
2011 398
2012 402

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 10.8
2006 9.9
2007 11.2
2008 10.6
2009 13.6
2010 13.9
2011 14.1
2012 14.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.71751412429379
2006 0.70570570570571
2007 0.75290697674419
2008 0.74777448071217
2009 0.75718015665796
2010 0.76275510204082
2011 0.76884422110553
2012 0.7910447761194

Compare Memorial Drive Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,440.0% 14.4:1
 
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 79.1%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Memorial Drive Elementary School
Waycross, GA
Public KG - 05 402 14.4:1  
Southside Baptist Church & Christian School
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Private PK - 12 143 8:1 2 miles
Waycross Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 600 14:1 3 miles
Williams Heights Elementary School
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Public KG - 05 475 15.9:1 3 miles
Center Elementary School
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Public KG - 05 455 14.7:1 4 miles
Ware County Middle School
Waycross, GA
Public 06 - 08 737 14.7:1 6 miles
Wacona Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 966 20.3:1 6 miles
Midway Elementary School
Blackshear, GA
Public PK - 05 486 14.3:1 6 miles
Ruskin Elementary School
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Public KG - 05 456 13.8:1 8 miles
Waresboro Elementary School
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Public KG - 05 385 13.4:1 11 miles
Blackshear Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 846 15.7:1 11 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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