Thomas a Edison Elementary School



Thomas a Edison Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Thomas a Edison Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 68
K 94
1 91
2 105
3 121
4 109
5 107
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Thomas a Edison Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Hammond, IN in the School City of Hammond School District. It enrolls 695 students in grades 1st through 12th. Thomas a Edison Elementary School is the 90th largest public school in Indiana and the 7,896th largest nationally. It has 19.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 695
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 36
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 7,896th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Indiana: 90th out of 1,134
Student/Teacher Rank in Indiana: 774th out of 1,125
Full Time Teacher Rank in Indiana: 103rd out of 1,125

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Thomas a Edison Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 359
(52%)
6,019
(51%)
 Female 336
(48%)
5,685
(49%)

Thomas a Edison Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 342
(49%)
5,791
(49%)
 White 157
(23%)
2,149
(18%)
 Black 154
(22%)
3,293
(28%)
 Two or More 39
(6%)
418
(4%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
24
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
26
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

Thomas a Edison Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 487
(70%)
8,928
(76%)
 Not Eligible 158
(23%)
2,036
(17%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 50
(7%)
740
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,131 ranked schools in Indiana, Thomas a Edison Elementary School is ranked 55th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Thomas a Edison Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (77.3%) is significantly higher than the state average of 52.4%. 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.

Thomas a Edison Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 698
2006 602
2007 619
2008 652
2009 678
2010 774
2011 692
2012 695

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20
2006 N/A
2007 17
2008 17.4
2009 17.3
2010 22.6
2011 18.7
2012 19.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.65329512893983
2006 0.72425249169435
2007 0.77544426494346
2008 0.80674846625767
2009 0.90412979351032
2010 0.7093023255814
2011 0.79479768786127
2012 0.7726618705036

Compare Thomas a Edison Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,669.7% 16.7:1
 
1,930.0% 19.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 77.3%
 

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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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