Rufus E. Payne Elementary School



Rufus E. Payne Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Rufus E. Payne Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 20
K 56
1 47
2 48
3 34
4 48
5 42
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Rufus E. Payne Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Jacksonville, FL in the Duval School District. It enrolls 295 students in grades 1st through 12th. Rufus E. Payne Elementary School is the 1,981st largest public school in Florida and the 42,020th largest nationally. It has 14.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 295
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14:1
Full Time Teachers: 21
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 42,020th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 1,981st out of 2,354
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 906th out of 2,252
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 1,994th out of 2,252

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Rufus E. Payne Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 148
(50%)
49,521
(51%)
 Female 147
(50%)
46,816
(49%)

Rufus E. Payne Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 280
(95%)
42,112
(44%)
 Two or More 12
(4%)
4,765
(5%)
 Hispanic 3
(1%)
10,307
(11%)
 White 0
(0%)
34,737
(36%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
3,931
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
214
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
271
(0%)

Rufus E. Payne Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 238
(81%)
48,391
(50%)
 Not Eligible 57
(19%)
46,846
(49%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
1,100
(1%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,316 ranked schools in Florida, Rufus E. Payne Elementary School is ranked 1,680th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Rufus E. Payne Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (80.7%) is higher than the state average of 61.4%. 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.

Rufus E. Payne Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 408
2006 406
2007 352
2008 367
2009 379
2010 417
2011 398
2012 353
2013 354
2014 299
2015 295

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.7
2006 15
2007 14.1
2008 13.1
2009 14
2010 14.9
2011 13.7
2012 14.7
2013 16.9
2014 13.6
2015 14

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.90441176470588
2006 0.93349753694581
2007 0.78409090909091
2008 0.89645776566757
2009 0.87862796833773
2010 0.88968824940048
2011 0.88190954773869
2012 0.86402266288952
2013 0.80790960451977
2014 0.72909698996656
2015 0.80677966101695

Compare Rufus E. Payne Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,397.3% 14.0:1
 
1,400.0% 14.0:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 61.4%
 
This School 80.7%
 

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