Fernbank Elementary School



Fernbank Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Fernbank Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 22
K 91
1 89
2 87
3 92
4 99
5 103
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Fernbank Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Atlanta, GA in the Dekalb County School District. It enrolls 583 students in grades 1st through 12th. Fernbank Elementary School is the 733rd largest public school in Georgia and the 14,871st largest nationally. It has 14.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 583
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 40.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 14,871st out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Georgia: 733rd out of 1,349
Student/Teacher Rank in Georgia: 475th out of 1,337
Full Time Teacher Rank in Georgia: 669th out of 1,337

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Fernbank Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 300
(51%)
37,848
(52%)
 Female 283
(49%)
35,553
(48%)

Fernbank Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 331
(57%)
8,393
(11%)
 Black 120
(21%)
45,139
(61%)
 Asian 83
(14%)
4,794
(7%)
 Two or More 26
(4%)
1,346
(2%)
 Hispanic 20
(3%)
13,420
(18%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
187
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
122
(0%)

Fernbank Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 502
(86%)
18,352
(25%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 71
(12%)
52,448
(71%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 10
(2%)
2,601
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,336 ranked schools in Georgia, Fernbank Elementary School is ranked 1,265th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Fernbank Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (13.9%) is significantly 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.

Fernbank Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 456
2006 493
2007 529
2008 571
2009 681
2010 689
2011 705
2012 676
2013 610
2014 605
2015 583

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.6
2006 14.1
2007 13.2
2008 13.3
2009 15.7
2010 15.8
2011 16.5
2012 15.6
2013 15.1
2014 14.9
2015 14.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.070175438596491
2006 0.091277890466531
2007 0.10775047258979
2008 0.098073555166375
2009 0.1057268722467
2010 0.091436865021771
2011 0.095035460992908
2012 0.099112426035503
2013 0.10983606557377
2014 0.12066115702479
2015 0.13893653516295

Compare Fernbank Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,431.7% 14.3:1
 
1,440.0% 14.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 13.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 65.3%
 

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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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