Dekalb Elementary School of the Arts



Dekalb Elementary School of the Arts Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Dekalb Elementary School of the Arts Students by Grade
PK 0
K 40
1 46
2 69
3 69
4 74
5 71
6 80
7 101
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Dekalb Elementary School of the Arts is a public elementary school located in Atlanta, GA in the Dekalb County School District. It enrolls 550 students in grades 1st through 12th. Dekalb Elementary School of the Arts is the 817th largest public school in Georgia and the 17,507th largest nationally. It has 15.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 550
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 35
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 17,507th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Georgia: 817th out of 1,349
Student/Teacher Rank in Georgia: 851st out of 1,337
Full Time Teacher Rank in Georgia: 895th out of 1,337

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Dekalb Elementary School of the Arts Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 408
(74%)
35,553
(48%)
 Male 142
(26%)
37,848
(52%)

Dekalb Elementary School of the Arts Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 533
(97%)
45,139
(61%)
 Hispanic 7
(1%)
13,420
(18%)
 Two or More 5
(1%)
1,346
(2%)
 White 4
(1%)
8,393
(11%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
4,794
(7%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
122
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
187
(0%)

Dekalb Elementary School of the Arts Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 286
(52%)
52,448
(71%)
 Not Eligible 198
(36%)
18,352
(25%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 66
(12%)
2,601
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,336 ranked schools in Georgia, Dekalb Elementary School of the Arts is ranked 790th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Dekalb Elementary School of the Arts students on free and reduced lunch assistance (64.0%) is slightly lower than the state average of 65.3%. 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.

Dekalb Elementary School of the Arts Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 527
2006 519
2007 518
2008 528
2009 536
2010 541
2011 551
2012 530
2013 551
2014 533
2015 550

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.4
2006 12.3
2007 12.8
2008 13.2
2009 13.6
2010 14.1
2011 14.6
2012 16.4
2013 17.6
2014 16.9
2015 15.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.66034155597723
2006 0.68208092485549
2007 0.68339768339768
2008 0.69318181818182
2009 0.70335820895522
2010 0.69685767097967
2011 0.71143375680581
2012 0.67358490566038
2013 0.69872958257713
2014 0.68855534709193
2015 0.64

Compare Dekalb Elementary School of the Arts to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,431.7% 14.3:1
 
1,570.0% 15.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 64.0%
 
State Average 65.3%
 

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