Big Sandy Elementary



Big Sandy Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Big Sandy Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 59
1 40
2 42
3 73
4 68
5 55
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Big Sandy Elementary is a public elementary school located in Moundville, AL in the Tuscaloosa County School District. It enrolls 337 students in grades 1st through 12th. Big Sandy Elementary is the 586th largest public school in Alabama and the 38,230th largest nationally. It has 19.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 337
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 17
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 38,230th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Alabama: 586th out of 787
Student/Teacher Rank in Alabama: 708th out of 782
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alabama: 649th out of 782

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Big Sandy Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 173
(51%)
6,433
(49%)
 Male 164
(49%)
6,668
(51%)

Big Sandy Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 210
(62%)
8,106
(62%)
 Black 111
(33%)
3,633
(28%)
 Two or More 9
(3%)
272
(2%)
 Hispanic 6
(2%)
957
(7%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
115
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
4
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
14
(0%)

Big Sandy Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 237
(70%)
7,413
(57%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 85
(25%)
5,097
(39%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 15
(4%)
591
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 779 ranked schools in Alabama, Big Sandy Elementary is ranked 717th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Big Sandy Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (29.7%) is significantly lower than the state average of 53.9%. 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.

Big Sandy Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2013 365
2014 335
2015 337

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2013 17.4
2014 18.6
2015 19.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2013 0.46575342465753
2014 0.45074626865672
2015 0.29673590504451

Compare Big Sandy Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,656.6% 16.6:1
 
1,980.0% 19.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 29.7%
 
State Average 53.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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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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