Towns County Elementary School



Towns County Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Towns County Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 36
K 77
1 55
2 87
3 64
4 84
5 76
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Towns County Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Hiawassee, GA in the Towns County School District. It enrolls 479 students in grades 1st through 12th. Towns County Elementary School is the 1,006th largest public school in Georgia and the 23,975th largest nationally. It has 14.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 479
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14:1
Full Time Teachers: 34.3
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 23,975th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Georgia: 1,006th out of 1,349
Student/Teacher Rank in Georgia: 370th out of 1,337
Full Time Teacher Rank in Georgia: 930th out of 1,337

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Towns County Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 252
(53%)
370
(52%)
 Female 227
(47%)
344
(48%)

Towns County Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 437
(91%)
658
(92%)
 Hispanic 28
(6%)
33
(5%)
 Two or More 7
(1%)
11
(2%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
3
(0%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
6
(1%)
 Black 1
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Towns County Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 271
(57%)
388
(54%)
 Not Eligible 175
(37%)
277
(39%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 33
(7%)
49
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,336 ranked schools in Georgia, Towns County Elementary School is ranked 920th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Towns County Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (63.5%) is slightly 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.

Towns County Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 535
2006 559
2007 572
2008 554
2009 544
2010 529
2011 511
2012 481
2013 448
2014 500
2015 479

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.6
2006 13
2007 13.7
2008 13.4
2009 13.6
2010 14.1
2011 14.2
2012 14.6
2013 13.4
2014 15.1
2015 14

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.58504672897196
2006 0.53846153846154
2007 0.5472027972028
2008 0.57400722021661
2009 0.57720588235294
2010 0.62759924385633
2011 0.6614481409002
2012 0.61746361746362
2013 0.625
2014 0.618
2015 0.63465553235908

Compare Towns County Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,400.0% 14.0:1
 
1,431.7% 14.3:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 63.5%
 
State Average 65.3%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Towns County Elementary School
Hiawassee, GA
Public PK - 05 479 14:1  
Towns County Middle School
Hiawassee, GA
Public 06 - 08 235 11.8:1 1 miles
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Union County Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 621 15.3:1 13 miles
Tri-County Early College High School
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Public 09 - 13 141 23.5:1 17 miles
Peachtree Elementary
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Public PK - 05 156 12:1 17 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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