Plainview School



Plainview School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Plainview School Students by Grade
PK 19
K 99
1 107
2 89
3 63
4 80
5 83
6 80
7 87
8 106
9 97
10 99
11 87
12 87

Plainview School is a public elementary school located in Rainsville, AL in the Dekalb County School District. It enrolls 1,183 students in grades 1st through 12th. Plainview School is the 8th largest public school in Alabama and the 532nd largest nationally. It has 17.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,183
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 67.5

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Plainview School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 623
(53%)
4,370
(52%)
 Female 560
(47%)
4,071
(48%)

Plainview School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 879
(74%)
4,890
(58%)
 American Indian 146
(12%)
1,137
(13%)
 Hispanic 137
(12%)
2,269
(27%)
 Black 12
(1%)
79
(1%)
 Two or More 7
(1%)
56
(1%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
10
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Plainview School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 571
(48%)
4,647
(55%)
 Not Eligible 512
(43%)
3,335
(40%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 100
(8%)
459
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 779 ranked schools in Alabama, Plainview School is ranked 10th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Plainview School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (56.7%) 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.

Plainview School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1256
2006 1284
2007 1291
2008 1267
2009 1239
2010 1206
2011 1096
2012 1097
2013 1105
2014 1167
2015 1183

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.7
2006 17.1
2007 16.8
2008 15.9
2009 16
2010 N/A
2011 13.7
2012 14.5
2013 13.4
2014 17.8
2015 17.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.4609872611465
2006 0.48286604361371
2007 0.46243222308288
2008 0.4869771112865
2009 0.51977401129944
2010 0.53814262023217
2011 0.55748175182482
2012 0.59617137648131
2013 0.59095022624434
2014 0.56898029134533
2015 0.56720202874049

Compare Plainview School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,656.6% 16.6:1
 
1,750.0% 17.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 53.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 56.7%
 

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Plainview School
Rainsville, AL
Public KG - 12 1,183 17.5:1  
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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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