North Sand Mt School



North Sand Mt School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

North Sand Mt School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 46
1 30
2 46
3 43
4 53
5 35
6 46
7 44
8 47
9 81
10 90
11 66
12 74

North Sand Mt School is a public elementary school located in Higdon, AL in the Jackson County School District. It enrolls 701 students in grades 1st through 12th. North Sand Mt School is the 135th largest public school in Alabama and the 7,965th largest nationally. It has 17.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 701
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17:1
Full Time Teachers: 41.12
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 7,965th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Alabama: 135th out of 787
Student/Teacher Rank in Alabama: 364th out of 782
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alabama: 126th out of 782

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North Sand Mt School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 351
(50%)
2,642
(52%)
 Female 350
(50%)
2,409
(48%)

North Sand Mt School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 538
(77%)
4,140
(82%)
 American Indian 139
(20%)
493
(10%)
 Hispanic 16
(2%)
205
(4%)
 Two or More 6
(1%)
81
(2%)
 Black 1
(0%)
118
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
7
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
7
(0%)

North Sand Mt School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 362
(52%)
2,842
(56%)
 Not Eligible 262
(37%)
1,677
(33%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 77
(11%)
532
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 779 ranked schools in Alabama, North Sand Mt School is ranked 104th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of North Sand Mt School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (62.6%) 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.

North Sand Mt School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 694
2006 717
2007 718
2008 713
2009 704
2010 727
2011 712
2012 729
2013 701
2014 706
2015 701

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.9
2006 17.2
2007 16.8
2008 17.1
2009 15.6
2010 15.8
2011 15.3
2012 15.2
2013 15
2014 18.1
2015 17

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.54755043227666
2006 0.52440725244073
2007 0.5041782729805
2008 0.48106591865358
2009 0.49573863636364
2010 0.5818431911967
2011 0.6376404494382
2012 0.62139917695473
2013 0.60199714693295
2014 0.63172804532578
2015 0.6262482168331

Compare North Sand Mt School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,656.6% 16.6:1
 
1,700.0% 17.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 53.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 62.6%
 

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Public KG - 12 701 17:1  
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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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