Bright Star Elementary School



Bright Star Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Bright Star Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 77
1 82
2 77
3 71
4 65
5 60
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Bright Star Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Douglasville, GA in the Douglas County School District. It enrolls 432 students in grades 1st through 12th. Bright Star Elementary School is the 1,098th largest public school in Georgia and the 28,311th largest nationally. It has 14.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 432
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 30.2
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 28,311th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Georgia: 1,098th out of 1,344
Student/Teacher Rank in Georgia: 389th out of 1,342
Full Time Teacher Rank in Georgia: 1,040th out of 1,342

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Bright Star Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 218
(50%)
8,336
(48%)
 Male 214
(50%)
9,102
(52%)

Bright Star Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 263
(61%)
8,463
(49%)
 White 88
(20%)
5,659
(32%)
 Hispanic 52
(12%)
2,325
(13%)
 Two or More 17
(4%)
703
(4%)
 Asian 10
(2%)
222
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
38
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
28
(0%)

Bright Star Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 274
(63%)
9,555
(55%)
 Not Eligible 110
(25%)
6,399
(37%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 48
(11%)
1,484
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,340 ranked schools in Georgia, Bright Star Elementary School is ranked 819th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Bright Star Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (74.5%) is slightly higher than the state average of 62.6%. 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.

Bright Star Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 632
2006 464
2007 462
2008 445
2009 433
2010 438
2011 424
2012 432

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.1
2006 13.2
2007 12.6
2008 11.8
2009 12.5
2010 13.4
2011 14.3
2012 14.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.56803797468354
2006 0.57543103448276
2007 0.62987012987013
2008 0.68988764044944
2009 0.64665127020785
2010 0.71917808219178
2011 0.70518867924528
2012 0.74537037037037

Compare Bright Star Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,430.0% 14.3:1
 
1,448.8% 14.5:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 62.6%
 
This School 74.5%
 

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Public KG - 05 432 14.3:1  
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Winston Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 626 13.9:1 3 miles
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Private PK - 12 308 11:1 4 miles
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Private PK - KG 53 2:1 4 miles
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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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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