Sequoyah Middle School



Sequoyah Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sequoyah Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 496
7 531
8 429
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Sequoyah Middle School is a public elementary school located in Atlanta, GA in the Dekalb County School District. It enrolls 1,456 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 15.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,456
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 94

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Sequoyah Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 750
(52%)
37,848
(52%)
 Female 706
(48%)
35,553
(48%)

Sequoyah Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 1,279
(88%)
13,420
(18%)
 Asian 87
(6%)
4,794
(7%)
 Black 69
(5%)
45,139
(61%)
 White 11
(1%)
8,393
(11%)
 American Indian 6
(0%)
187
(0%)
 Two or More 4
(0%)
1,346
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
122
(0%)

Sequoyah Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,352
(93%)
52,448
(71%)
 Not Eligible 56
(4%)
18,352
(25%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 48
(3%)
2,601
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Sequoyah Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (96.2%) 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.

Sequoyah Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 865
2006 758
2007 778
2008 803
2009 894
2010 930
2011 938
2012 1077
2013 1238
2014 1416
2015 1456

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.2
2006 11.7
2007 12.7
2008 13.6
2009 15.2
2010 14.8
2011 13.8
2012 15.8
2013 17.2
2014 15.9
2015 15.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.96994219653179
2006 0.95250659630607
2007 0.9280205655527
2008 0.93275217932752
2009 0.91498881431767
2010 0.92258064516129
2011 0.97228144989339
2012 0.95450324976787
2013 0.96284329563813
2014 0.99152542372881
2015 0.96153846153846

Compare Sequoyah Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,431.7% 14.3:1
 
1,550.0% 15.5:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 65.3%
 
This School 96.2%
 

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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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