Dames Ferry Elementary School



Dames Ferry Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Dames Ferry Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 52
K 116
1 82
2 97
3 109
4 95
5 97
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Dames Ferry Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Gray, GA in the Jones County School District. It enrolls 648 students in grades 1st through 12th. Dames Ferry Elementary School is the 590th largest public school in Georgia and the 10,603rd largest nationally. It has 14.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 648
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 44
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 10,603rd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Georgia: 590th out of 1,349
Student/Teacher Rank in Georgia: 558th out of 1,337
Full Time Teacher Rank in Georgia: 523rd out of 1,337

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Dames Ferry Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 329
(51%)
1,974
(51%)
 Female 319
(49%)
1,932
(49%)

Dames Ferry Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 505
(78%)
2,741
(70%)
 Black 91
(14%)
965
(25%)
 Two or More 23
(4%)
113
(3%)
 Hispanic 22
(3%)
67
(2%)
 Asian 7
(1%)
18
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Dames Ferry Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 377
(58%)
1,833
(47%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 243
(38%)
1,840
(47%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 28
(4%)
233
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,336 ranked schools in Georgia, Dames Ferry Elementary School is ranked 995th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Dames Ferry Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (41.8%) 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.

Dames Ferry Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 796
2006 863
2007 869
2008 891
2009 869
2010 725
2011 694
2012 658
2013 639
2014 629
2015 648

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.2
2006 15.8
2007 14.8
2008 15.5
2009 17
2010 16.4
2011 15.8
2012 15
2013 14.2
2014 13.9
2015 14.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.23366834170854
2006 0.30475086906141
2007 0.32681242807825
2008 0.32884399551066
2009 0.34522439585731
2010 0.34620689655172
2011 0.43371757925072
2012 0.42553191489362
2013 0.4131455399061
2014 0.39745627980922
2015 0.41820987654321

Compare Dames Ferry Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,431.7% 14.3:1
 
1,470.0% 14.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 41.8%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 65.3%
 

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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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