Matthews Elementary School



Matthews Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Matthews Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 163
K 110
1 92
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Matthews Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Pine Bluff, AR in the Dollarway School District. It enrolls 365 students in grades 1st through 12th. Matthews Elementary School is the 345th largest public school in Arkansas and the 35,552nd largest nationally. It has 22.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 365
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 22.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 16.26
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 35,552nd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Arkansas: 345th out of 548
Student/Teacher Rank in Arkansas: 546th out of 548
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arkansas: 502nd out of 548

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Matthews Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 183
(50%)
519
(53%)
 Female 182
(50%)
468
(47%)

Matthews Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 336
(92%)
915
(93%)
 White 12
(3%)
45
(5%)
 Hispanic 12
(3%)
19
(2%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
3
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(1%)
3
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
2
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Matthews Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 220
(60%)
836
(85%)
 Not Eligible 145
(40%)
151
(15%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 548 ranked schools in Arkansas, Matthews Elementary School is ranked 372nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Matthews Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (60.3%) is slightly lower than the state average of 67.1%. 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.

Matthews Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 359
2006 335
2007 358
2008 341
2009 335
2010 326
2011 339
2012 317
2013 364
2014 363
2015 365

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.3
2006 15.2
2007 14.9
2008 17.9
2009 13.7
2010 13.7
2011 13.9
2012 13.4
2013 14.8
2014 17.4
2015 22.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.78551532033426
2006 0.9910447761194
2007 0.93575418994413
2008 0.94428152492669
2009 0.95522388059701
2010 0.9478527607362
2011 0.93805309734513
2012 0.97160883280757
2013 0.99175824175824
2014 0.99173553719008
2015 0.6027397260274

Compare Matthews Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,403.8% 14.0:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,240.0% 22.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 60.3%
 
State Average 67.1%
 

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Public PK - 01 365 22.4:1  
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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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