Snapfinger Elementary School



Snapfinger Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Snapfinger Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 42
K 102
1 143
2 140
3 123
4 117
5 104
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Snapfinger Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Decatur, GA in the Dekalb County School District. It enrolls 771 students in grades 1st through 12th. Snapfinger Elementary School is the 322nd largest public school in Georgia and the 5,270th largest nationally. It has 15.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 771
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 48.6
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 5,270th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Georgia: 322nd out of 1,349
Student/Teacher Rank in Georgia: 900th out of 1,337
Full Time Teacher Rank in Georgia: 390th out of 1,337

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Snapfinger Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 411
(53%)
37,848
(52%)
 Female 360
(47%)
35,553
(48%)

Snapfinger Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 736
(95%)
45,139
(61%)
 Hispanic 19
(2%)
13,420
(18%)
 Asian 5
(1%)
4,794
(7%)
 Two or More 5
(1%)
1,346
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 4
(1%)
122
(0%)
 White 1
(0%)
8,393
(11%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
187
(0%)

Snapfinger Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 767
(99%)
52,448
(71%)
 Not Eligible 4
(1%)
18,352
(25%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
2,601
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,336 ranked schools in Georgia, Snapfinger Elementary School is ranked 106th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Snapfinger Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (99.5%) 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.

Snapfinger Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 582
2006 601
2007 574
2008 577
2009 458
2010 476
2011 874
2012 796
2013 770
2014 834
2015 771

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.9
2006 14.3
2007 13
2008 14.8
2009 12.1
2010 14.3
2011 15.6
2012 16.2
2013 16.4
2014 18.1
2015 15.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.8127147766323
2006 0.85024958402662
2007 0.82229965156794
2008 0.8630849220104
2009 0.85807860262009
2010 0.91386554621849
2011 0.95881006864989
2012 0.9535175879397
2013 0.98441558441558
2014 0.98441247002398
2015 0.99481193255512

Compare Snapfinger Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,431.7% 14.3:1
 
1,590.0% 15.9:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 65.3%
 
This School 99.5%
 

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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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