Furlow Charter School



Furlow Charter School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Furlow Charter School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 51
1 53
2 48
3 45
4 43
5 47
6 44
7 32
8 37
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Furlow Charter School is a public elementary school located in Americus, GA in the Sumter County School District. It enrolls 400 students in grades 1st through 12th. Furlow Charter School is the 1,175th largest public school in Georgia and the 32,077th largest nationally. It has 15.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 400
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 26
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 32,077th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Georgia: 1,175th out of 1,349
Student/Teacher Rank in Georgia: 773rd out of 1,337
Full Time Teacher Rank in Georgia: 1,204th out of 1,337

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Furlow Charter School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 207
(52%)
1,459
(51%)
 Male 193
(48%)
1,426
(49%)

Furlow Charter School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 213
(53%)
475
(16%)
 Black 118
(30%)
1,983
(69%)
 Hispanic 36
(9%)
333
(12%)
 Two or More 16
(4%)
69
(2%)
 Asian 16
(4%)
22
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Furlow Charter School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 397
(99%)
2,851
(99%)
 Not Eligible 3
(1%)
34
(1%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,336 ranked schools in Georgia, Furlow Charter School is ranked 673rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Furlow Charter School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (99.3%) is significantly higher than the state average of 65.3%. 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.

Compare Furlow Charter School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,431.7% 14.3:1
 
1,540.0% 15.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 65.3%
 
This School 99.3%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Furlow Charter School
Americus, GA
Public KG - 08 400 15.4:1  
Southland Academy
Americus, GA
Private PK - 12 533 7:1 2 miles
Sumter County Early Learning Center (old Sarah Cobb Es)
Americus, GA
Public PK - KG 560 17.2:1 2 miles
Sumter County Intermediate School
Americus, GA
Public 05 - 06 586 16.5:1 2 miles
Sumter County Primary School
Americus, GA
Public 01 - 02 713 15.3:1 3 miles
Sumter County Elementary School
Americus, GA
Public 03 - 04 626 13.8:1 3 miles
Schley Middle High School
Ellaville, GA
Public 06 - 12 690 16.6:1 12 miles
Schley County Elementary School
Ellaville, GA
Public PK - 05 648 15.8:1 12 miles
Macon County Elementary School
Oglethorpe, GA
Public PK - 05 723 17.9:1 20 miles
Macon County Middle School
Montezuma, GA
Public 06 - 08 323 17.6:1 20 miles
Webster County Elementary/Middle School
Preston, GA
Public PK - 08 293 12.2:1 20 miles
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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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