Ruth N. Upson Elementary School



Ruth N. Upson Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ruth N. Upson Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 36
K 92
1 68
2 80
3 54
4 55
5 51
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ruth N. Upson Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Jacksonville, FL in the Duval School District. It enrolls 436 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ruth N. Upson Elementary School is the 1,669th largest public school in Florida and the 27,919th largest nationally. It has 15.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 436
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 28
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 27,919th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 1,669th out of 2,297
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 1,711th out of 2,205
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 1,776th out of 2,205

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Ruth N. Upson Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 223
(51%)
48,185
(51%)
 Female 213
(49%)
45,458
(49%)

Ruth N. Upson Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 205
(47%)
41,121
(44%)
 White 191
(44%)
36,030
(38%)
 Hispanic 18
(4%)
8,431
(9%)
 Two or More 17
(4%)
3,796
(4%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
3,884
(4%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
194
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
187
(0%)

Ruth N. Upson Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 304
(70%)
45,294
(48%)
 Not Eligible 104
(24%)
44,457
(47%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 28
(6%)
3,892
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,272 ranked schools in Florida, Ruth N. Upson Elementary School is ranked 1,257th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ruth N. Upson Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (76.1%) is higher than the state average of 61.9%. 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.

Ruth N. Upson Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 393
2006 361
2007 312
2008 343
2009 362
2010 373
2011 435
2012 436

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.6
2006 13.9
2007 14.2
2008 14.4
2009 14.5
2010 16.2
2011 16.1
2012 15.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.68702290076336
2006 0.77562326869806
2007 0.70512820512821
2008 0.80466472303207
2009 0.80386740331492
2010 0.79356568364611
2011 0.79080459770115
2012 0.76146788990826

Compare Ruth N. Upson Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,380.9% 13.8:1
 
1,560.0% 15.6:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.9%
 
This School 76.1%
 

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Public PK - 05 436 15.6:1  
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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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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