Walter Jackson Elementary School



Walter Jackson Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Walter Jackson Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 54
1 42
2 45
3 50
4 61
5 45
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Walter Jackson Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Decatur, AL in the Decatur City School District. It enrolls 297 students in grades 1st through 12th. Walter Jackson Elementary School is the 637th largest public school in Alabama and the 41,824th largest nationally. It has 15.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 297
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 19.16
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 41,824th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Alabama: 637th out of 787
Student/Teacher Rank in Alabama: 142nd out of 782
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alabama: 605th out of 782

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Walter Jackson Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 162
(55%)
3,239
(52%)
 Female 135
(45%)
2,994
(48%)

Walter Jackson Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 183
(62%)
2,424
(39%)
 Black 46
(15%)
1,869
(30%)
 Hispanic 34
(11%)
1,613
(26%)
 Two or More 30
(10%)
228
(4%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
16
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
77
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
6
(0%)

Walter Jackson Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 156
(53%)
3,129
(50%)
 Not Eligible 125
(42%)
2,939
(47%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 16
(5%)
165
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 779 ranked schools in Alabama, Walter Jackson Elementary School is ranked 584th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Walter Jackson Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (57.9%) 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.

Walter Jackson Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 229
2006 235
2007 229
2008 254
2009 245
2010 N/A
2011 255
2012 264
2013 267
2014 295
2015 297

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.7
2006 12.2
2007 12.1
2008 14.3
2009 13.7
2010 N/A
2011 12.8
2012 11.7
2013 13.3
2014 16.2
2015 15.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.35807860262009
2006 0.38723404255319
2007 0.41484716157205
2008 0.40944881889764
2009 0.48571428571429
2010
2011 0.54509803921569
2012 0.54924242424242
2013 0.55430711610487
2014 0.57627118644068
2015 0.57912457912458

Compare Walter Jackson Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,550.0% 15.5:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,656.6% 16.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 53.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 57.9%
 

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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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