Leon Sheffield Magnet Elementary School



Leon Sheffield Magnet Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Leon Sheffield Magnet Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 110
4 116
5 104
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Leon Sheffield Magnet Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Decatur, AL in the Decatur City School District. It enrolls 330 students in grades 1st through 12th. Leon Sheffield Magnet Elementary School is the 584th largest public school in Alabama and the 38,514th largest nationally. It has 16.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 330
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 19.7
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 38,514th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Alabama: 584th out of 789
Student/Teacher Rank in Alabama: 696th out of 783
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alabama: 680th out of 783

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Leon Sheffield Magnet Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 170
(52%)
3,003
(50%)
 Male 160
(48%)
3,026
(50%)

Leon Sheffield Magnet Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 211
(64%)
2,571
(43%)
 Black 97
(29%)
1,913
(32%)
 Hispanic 16
(5%)
1,264
(21%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
71
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
15
(0%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
187
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
8
(0%)

Leon Sheffield Magnet Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 194
(59%)
2,068
(34%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 117
(35%)
3,668
(61%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 19
(6%)
293
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 781 ranked schools in Alabama, Leon Sheffield Magnet Elementary School is ranked 688th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Leon Sheffield Magnet Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (41.2%) 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.

Leon Sheffield Magnet Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 338
2006 291
2007 271
2008 271
2009 304
2010 N/A
2011 348
2012 330

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.7
2006 14.2
2007 14
2008 14.7
2009 14.1
2010 N/A
2011 14.5
2012 16.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.30769230769231
2006 0.29896907216495
2007 0.29889298892989
2008 0.33579335793358
2009 0.36184210526316
2010
2011 0.36206896551724
2012 0.41212121212121

Compare Leon Sheffield Magnet Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,327.8% 13.3:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,680.0% 16.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 41.2%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 60.8%
 

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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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