Rice Creek School



Rice Creek School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Rice Creek School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 142
4 132
5 131
6 112
7 81
8 72
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Rice Creek School is a public elementary school located in Port Wentworth, GA in the Chatham County School District. It enrolls 670 students in grades 1st through 12th. Rice Creek School is the 538th largest public school in Georgia and the 9,442nd largest nationally. It has 17.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 670
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 38.7
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 9,442nd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Georgia: 538th out of 1,349
Student/Teacher Rank in Georgia: 1,175th out of 1,337
Full Time Teacher Rank in Georgia: 754th out of 1,337

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Rice Creek School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 357
(53%)
15,006
(51%)
 Female 313
(47%)
14,166
(49%)

Rice Creek School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 347
(52%)
16,370
(56%)
 White 192
(29%)
8,445
(29%)
 Hispanic 79
(12%)
2,083
(7%)
 Two or More 42
(6%)
1,558
(5%)
 Asian 8
(1%)
570
(2%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
102
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
44
(0%)

Rice Creek School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 364
(54%)
17,901
(61%)
 Not Eligible 222
(33%)
9,494
(33%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 84
(13%)
1,777
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,336 ranked schools in Georgia, Rice Creek School is ranked 554th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Rice Creek School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (66.9%) 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.

Compare Rice Creek School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,431.7% 14.3:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,730.0% 17.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 65.3%
 
This School 66.9%
 

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School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Rice Creek School
Port Wentworth, GA
Public 03 - 08 670 17.3:1  
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Public PK - 08 1,374 14.9:1 4 miles
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Savannah Adventist Christian School
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Private PK - 09 80 11:1 6 miles
Port Wentworth Elementary School
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Public PK - 02 525 13.1:1 6 miles
South Effingham Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 815 16.6:1 6 miles
Royal Live Oak Academy for the Arts and Sciences Charter
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Public KG - 11 534 15.1:1 8 miles
Mercer Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 358 11.3:1 8 miles
Pooler Elementary School
Pooler, GA
Public PK - 05 527 13.8:1 8 miles
South Effingham Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 983 16.2:1 9 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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