Laurel Ridge Elementary School



Laurel Ridge Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Laurel Ridge Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 22
K 75
1 90
2 65
3 78
4 66
5 69
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Laurel Ridge Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Decatur, GA in the Dekalb County School District. It enrolls 465 students in grades 1st through 12th. Laurel Ridge Elementary School is the 1,037th largest public school in Georgia and the 25,354th largest nationally. It has 12.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 465
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 38.2
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 25,354th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Georgia: 1,037th out of 1,349
Student/Teacher Rank in Georgia: 82nd out of 1,337
Full Time Teacher Rank in Georgia: 772nd out of 1,337

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Laurel Ridge Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 240
(52%)
37,848
(52%)
 Female 225
(48%)
35,553
(48%)

Laurel Ridge Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 214
(46%)
8,393
(11%)
 Black 94
(20%)
45,139
(61%)
 Hispanic 89
(19%)
13,420
(18%)
 Asian 48
(10%)
4,794
(7%)
 Two or More 17
(4%)
1,346
(2%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
187
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
122
(0%)

Laurel Ridge Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 272
(58%)
18,352
(25%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 182
(39%)
52,448
(71%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 11
(2%)
2,601
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,336 ranked schools in Georgia, Laurel Ridge Elementary School is ranked 1,142nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Laurel Ridge Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (41.5%) is 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.

Laurel Ridge Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 278
2006 278
2007 306
2008 334
2009 406
2010 354
2011 423
2012 444
2013 430
2014 447
2015 465

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 10.4
2006 10
2007 11.1
2008 11.1
2009 12.9
2010 12
2011 12.7
2012 13
2013 11.9
2014 12.3
2015 12.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.4568345323741
2006 0.41726618705036
2007 0.50980392156863
2008 0.55988023952096
2009 0.52463054187192
2010 0.5819209039548
2011 0.46099290780142
2012 0.47747747747748
2013 0.47209302325581
2014 0.4496644295302
2015 0.41505376344086

Compare Laurel Ridge Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,220.0% 12.2:1
 
1,431.7% 14.3:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 41.5%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 65.3%
 

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