Louise Durham Elementary School



Louise Durham Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Louise Durham Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 20
K 152
1 131
2 149
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Louise Durham Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Mena, AR in the Mena School District. It enrolls 452 students in grades 1st through 12th. Louise Durham Elementary School is the 245th largest public school in Arkansas and the 26,655th largest nationally. It has 14.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 452
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 31.31
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 26,655th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Arkansas: 245th out of 548
Student/Teacher Rank in Arkansas: 246th out of 548
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arkansas: 217th out of 548

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Louise Durham Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 239
(53%)
639
(51%)
 Female 213
(47%)
625
(49%)

Louise Durham Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 417
(92%)
1,156
(91%)
 Hispanic 16
(4%)
64
(5%)
 American Indian 11
(2%)
25
(2%)
 Asian 6
(1%)
11
(1%)
 Black 2
(0%)
7
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Louise Durham Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 296
(65%)
749
(59%)
 Not Eligible 111
(25%)
357
(28%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 45
(10%)
158
(13%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 548 ranked schools in Arkansas, Louise Durham Elementary School is ranked 193rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Louise Durham Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (75.4%) is slightly higher than the state average of 67.1%. 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.

Louise Durham Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 463
2006 404
2007 407
2008 418
2009 425
2010 433
2011 415
2012 441
2013 449
2014 472
2015 452

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14
2006 12.2
2007 12.7
2008 13.1
2009 15.5
2010 14.9
2011 14.7
2012 15.4
2013 16.1
2014 15.3
2015 14.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.57235421166307
2006 0.61881188118812
2007 0.57985257985258
2008 0.63157894736842
2009 0.66823529411765
2010 0.68822170900693
2011 0.68433734939759
2012 0.7437641723356
2013 0.71492204899777
2014 0.76059322033898
2015 0.75442477876106

Compare Louise Durham Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,403.8% 14.0:1
 
1,440.0% 14.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 67.1%
 
This School 75.4%
 

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Public PK - 02 452 14.4:1  
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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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