Matthews Elementary School



Matthews Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Matthews Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 80
1 91
2 92
3 69
4 76
5 84
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Matthews Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Northport, AL in the Tuscaloosa County School District. It enrolls 492 students in grades 1st through 12th. Matthews Elementary School is the 392nd largest public school in Alabama and the 22,704th largest nationally. It has 20.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 492
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 24
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 22,704th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Alabama: 392nd out of 787
Student/Teacher Rank in Alabama: 734th out of 782
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alabama: 479th out of 782

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Matthews Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 262
(53%)
6,668
(51%)
 Female 230
(47%)
6,433
(49%)

Matthews Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 349
(71%)
3,633
(28%)
 Hispanic 101
(21%)
957
(7%)
 White 31
(6%)
8,106
(62%)
 Two or More 9
(2%)
272
(2%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
14
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
115
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
4
(0%)

Matthews Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 336
(68%)
5,097
(39%)
 Not Eligible 156
(32%)
7,413
(57%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
591
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 779 ranked schools in Alabama, Matthews Elementary School is ranked 229th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Matthews Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (68.3%) is 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.

Matthews Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 402
2006 424
2007 452
2008 408
2009 417
2010 409
2011 407
2012 440
2013 437
2014 484
2015 492

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.1
2006 15.7
2007 17.4
2008 13.5
2009 16
2010 15.7
2011 17.7
2012 15.7
2013 18.2
2014 21
2015 20.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.88059701492537
2006 0.87264150943396
2007 0.88938053097345
2008 0.92156862745098
2009 0.95443645083933
2010 0.94132029339853
2011 0.96314496314496
2012 0.96818181818182
2013 0.95881006864989
2014 0.92768595041322
2015 0.68292682926829

Compare Matthews Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,656.6% 16.6:1
 
2,050.0% 20.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 53.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 68.3%
 

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Public KG - 05 492 20.5:1  
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Crestmont Elementary School
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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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