Dorsett Shoals Elementary School



Dorsett Shoals Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Dorsett Shoals Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 67
1 70
2 83
3 71
4 72
5 81
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Dorsett Shoals Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Douglasville, GA in the Douglas County School District. It enrolls 444 students in grades 1st through 12th. Dorsett Shoals Elementary School is the 1,083rd largest public school in Georgia and the 27,482nd largest nationally. It has 15.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 444
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 29.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 27,482nd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Georgia: 1,083rd out of 1,349
Student/Teacher Rank in Georgia: 686th out of 1,337
Full Time Teacher Rank in Georgia: 1,111th out of 1,337

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Dorsett Shoals Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 252
(57%)
9,130
(52%)
 Female 192
(43%)
8,578
(48%)

Dorsett Shoals Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 210
(47%)
4,893
(28%)
 Black 143
(32%)
9,055
(51%)
 Hispanic 64
(14%)
2,740
(15%)
 Two or More 25
(6%)
740
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
41
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
214
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
25
(0%)

Dorsett Shoals Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 257
(58%)
10,061
(57%)
 Not Eligible 150
(34%)
6,286
(35%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 37
(8%)
1,361
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,336 ranked schools in Georgia, Dorsett Shoals Elementary School is ranked 939th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Dorsett Shoals Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (66.2%) is slightly 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.

Dorsett Shoals Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 444
2006 479
2007 441
2008 452
2009 443
2010 407
2011 411
2012 427
2013 425
2014 425
2015 444

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.5
2006 12.9
2007 11.8
2008 11.3
2009 11.1
2010 11.5
2011 13.3
2012 14
2013 13.9
2014 14.1
2015 15.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.43243243243243
2006 0.48016701461378
2007 0.51473922902494
2008 0.5641592920354
2009 0.58690744920993
2010 0.60687960687961
2011 0.6301703163017
2012 0.64168618266979
2013 0.65647058823529
2014 0.64941176470588
2015 0.66216216216216

Compare Dorsett Shoals Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,431.7% 14.3:1
 
1,510.0% 15.1:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 65.3%
 
This School 66.2%
 

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Public KG - 05 444 15.1:1  
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Public 06 - 08 1,094 17.7:1 3 miles
Holly Springs Elementary
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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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