Charles F Hard Elementary School



Charles F Hard Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Charles F Hard Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 54
1 68
2 53
3 50
4 41
5 37
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Charles F Hard Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Bessemer, AL in the Bessemer City School District. It enrolls 303 students in grades 1st through 12th. Charles F Hard Elementary School is the 633rd largest public school in Alabama and the 41,305th largest nationally. It has 17.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 303
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 17
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 41,305th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Alabama: 633rd out of 787
Student/Teacher Rank in Alabama: 497th out of 782
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alabama: 649th out of 782

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Charles F Hard Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 166
(55%)
1,435
(52%)
 Female 137
(45%)
1,326
(48%)

Charles F Hard Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 299
(99%)
2,476
(90%)
 Hispanic 4
(1%)
214
(8%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
8
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
7
(0%)
 White 0
(0%)
56
(2%)

Charles F Hard Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 270
(89%)
2,000
(72%)
 Not Eligible 33
(11%)
761
(28%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 779 ranked schools in Alabama, Charles F Hard Elementary School is ranked 350th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Charles F Hard Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (89.1%) is significantly 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.

Charles F Hard Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 413
2006 397
2007 356
2008 366
2009 402
2010 392
2011 353
2012 319
2013 275
2014 303
2015 303

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.5
2006 15.3
2007 14.5
2008 15.1
2009 14.9
2010 13.3
2011 12.3
2012 11.4
2013 14.5
2014 21.6
2015 17.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.87651331719128
2006 0.90428211586902
2007 0.92134831460674
2008 0.94262295081967
2009 0.95771144278607
2010 0.94897959183673
2011 0.96883852691218
2012 0.99059561128527
2013 0.94909090909091
2014 0.84488448844884
2015 0.89108910891089

Compare Charles F Hard Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,656.6% 16.6:1
 
1,780.0% 17.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 53.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 89.1%
 

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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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