George L Myers Elementary School



George L Myers Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

George L Myers Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 109
1 49
2 55
3 65
4 53
5 67
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

George L Myers Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Portage, IN in the Portage Township School District. It enrolls 398 students in grades 1st through 12th. George L Myers Elementary School is the 663rd largest public school in Indiana and the 31,809th largest nationally. It has 17.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 398
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 23
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 31,809th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Indiana: 663rd out of 1,134
Student/Teacher Rank in Indiana: 499th out of 1,125
Full Time Teacher Rank in Indiana: 599th out of 1,125

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George L Myers Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 202
(51%)
2,851
(52%)
 Female 196
(49%)
2,607
(48%)

George L Myers Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 252
(63%)
3,561
(65%)
 Hispanic 103
(26%)
1,126
(21%)
 Two or More 24
(6%)
268
(5%)
 Black 19
(5%)
449
(8%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
17
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
37
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

George L Myers Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 184
(46%)
2,539
(47%)
 Not Eligible 172
(43%)
2,291
(42%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 42
(11%)
628
(12%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,131 ranked schools in Indiana, George L Myers Elementary School is ranked 533rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of George L Myers Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (56.8%) is slightly 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.

George L Myers Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 508
2006 505
2007 478
2008 419
2009 361
2010 411
2011 364
2012 398

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.3
2006 N/A
2007 19.4
2008 18.8
2009 17.9
2010 22.7
2011 15.2
2012 17.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.29330708661417
2006 0.3960396039604
2007 0.40376569037657
2008 0.52028639618138
2009 0.53739612188366
2010 0.53041362530414
2011 0.51098901098901
2012 0.5678391959799

Compare George L Myers Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,669.7% 16.7:1
 
1,730.0% 17.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 56.8%
 

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George L Myers Elementary School
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Public KG - 05 398 17.3:1  
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Public 06 - 08 751 19.3:1 1 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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