Chesnut Elementary School



Chesnut Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Chesnut Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 22
K 68
1 63
2 72
3 68
4 78
5 92
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Chesnut Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Dunwoody, GA in the Dekalb County School District. It enrolls 463 students in grades 1st through 12th. Chesnut Elementary School is the 1,045th largest public school in Georgia and the 25,572nd largest nationally. It has 14.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 463
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 32.2
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 25,572nd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Georgia: 1,045th out of 1,349
Student/Teacher Rank in Georgia: 475th out of 1,337
Full Time Teacher Rank in Georgia: 1,010th out of 1,337

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Chesnut Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 241
(52%)
35,553
(48%)
 Male 222
(48%)
37,848
(52%)

Chesnut Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 169
(37%)
45,139
(61%)
 White 155
(33%)
8,393
(11%)
 Hispanic 89
(19%)
13,420
(18%)
 Asian 33
(7%)
4,794
(7%)
 Two or More 15
(3%)
1,346
(2%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
187
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
122
(0%)

Chesnut Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 287
(62%)
18,352
(25%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 153
(33%)
52,448
(71%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 23
(5%)
2,601
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,336 ranked schools in Georgia, Chesnut Elementary School is ranked 1,160th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Chesnut Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (38.0%) 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.

Chesnut Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 542
2006 467
2007 459
2008 519
2009 463
2010 532
2011 453
2012 471
2013 433
2014 452
2015 463

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.8
2006 11.2
2007 12.2
2008 13.8
2009 14.5
2010 15.6
2011 14.4
2012 16
2013 13.7
2014 15
2015 14.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.34686346863469
2006 0.29764453961456
2007 0.29847494553377
2008 0.34296724470135
2009 0.28941684665227
2010 0.28759398496241
2011 0.43487858719647
2012 0.36305732484076
2013 0.34411085450346
2014 0.3141592920354
2015 0.38012958963283

Compare Chesnut Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,431.7% 14.3:1
 
1,440.0% 14.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 38.0%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 65.3%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Chesnut Elementary School
Dunwoody, GA
Public PK - 05 463 14.4:1  
North Peachtree Academy
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Private PK - 05 91 6:1 1 miles
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Private PK - KG 66 11:1 1 miles
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Public PK - 05 1,045 16.3:1 2 miles
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Private PK - KG 151 6:1 2 miles
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Private PK - KG 53 6:1 2 miles
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Private PK - 08 87 16:1 2 miles
Huntley Hills Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 492 12.4:1 2 miles
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Public PK - 05 844 14.1:1 2 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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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