Benjamin Davis Elementary School



Benjamin Davis Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Benjamin Davis Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 19
1 130
2 128
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Benjamin Davis Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Decatur, AL in the Decatur City School District. It enrolls 277 students in grades 1st through 12th. Benjamin Davis Elementary School is the 661st largest public school in Alabama and the 43,122nd largest nationally. It has 12.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 277
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 21.8
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 43,122nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Alabama: 661st out of 789
Student/Teacher Rank in Alabama: 280th out of 783
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alabama: 642nd out of 783

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Benjamin Davis Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 148
(53%)
3,003
(50%)
 Male 129
(47%)
3,026
(50%)

Benjamin Davis Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 159
(57%)
2,571
(43%)
 Black 73
(26%)
1,913
(32%)
 Two or More 24
(9%)
187
(3%)
 Hispanic 16
(6%)
1,264
(21%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
71
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
8
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
15
(0%)

Benjamin Davis Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 148
(53%)
2,068
(34%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 113
(41%)
3,668
(61%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 16
(6%)
293
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 781 ranked schools in Alabama, Benjamin Davis Elementary School is ranked 702nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Benjamin Davis Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (46.6%) is lower than the state average of 60.8%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Benjamin Davis Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 214
2006 218
2007 243
2008 283
2009 284
2010 N/A
2011 268
2012 277

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.3
2006 12.5
2007 13.7
2008 15.5
2009 12.5
2010 N/A
2011 13.3
2012 12.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.41588785046729
2006 0.41284403669725
2007 0.37448559670782
2008 0.38515901060071
2009 0.42957746478873
2010
2011 0.46641791044776
2012 0.46570397111913

Compare Benjamin Davis Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,270.0% 12.7:1
 
1,327.8% 13.3:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 46.6%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 60.8%
 

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Public KG - 02 277 12.7:1  
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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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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