Jim Pearson Elementary School



Jim Pearson Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Jim Pearson Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 50
K 243
1 259
2 259
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Jim Pearson Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Alexander City, AL in the Alexander City School District. It enrolls 811 students in grades 1st through 12th. Jim Pearson Elementary School is the 81st largest public school in Alabama and the 4,119th largest nationally. It has 16.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 811
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 48
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 4,119th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Alabama: 81st out of 787
Student/Teacher Rank in Alabama: 351st out of 782
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alabama: 70th out of 782

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Jim Pearson Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 449
(55%)
909
(53%)
 Female 362
(45%)
805
(47%)

Jim Pearson Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 358
(44%)
809
(47%)
 Black 340
(42%)
703
(41%)
 Hispanic 71
(9%)
125
(7%)
 Two or More 35
(4%)
62
(4%)
 Asian 7
(1%)
15
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Jim Pearson Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 454
(56%)
953
(56%)
 Not Eligible 335
(41%)
693
(40%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 22
(3%)
68
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 779 ranked schools in Alabama, Jim Pearson Elementary School is ranked 72nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Jim Pearson Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (58.7%) is slightly higher than the state average of 53.9%. 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.

Jim Pearson Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 922
2006 883
2007 841
2008 794
2009 751
2010 707
2011 698
2012 741
2013 729
2014 790
2015 811

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.6
2006 13
2007 12.2
2008 12.2
2009 12.3
2010 13.9
2011 14.5
2012 12.5
2013 16.2
2014 18
2015 16.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.53145336225597
2006 0.52208380520951
2007 0.54221165279429
2008 0.56675062972292
2009 0.57523302263648
2010 0.64214992927864
2011 0.54297994269341
2012 0.56950067476383
2013 0.66255144032922
2014 0.6
2015 0.58692971639951

Compare Jim Pearson Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,656.6% 16.6:1
 
1,690.0% 16.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 53.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 58.7%
 

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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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