Upson-Lee South Elementary



Upson-Lee South Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Upson-Lee South Elementary Students by Grade
PK 159
K 327
1 351
2 295
3 290
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Upson-Lee South Elementary is a public elementary school located in Thomaston, GA in the Thomaston-Upson County School District. It enrolls 1,422 students in grades 1st through 12th. Upson-Lee South Elementary is the 9th largest public school in Georgia and the 195th largest nationally. It has 17.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,422
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 81.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 195th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Georgia: 9th out of 1,344
Student/Teacher Rank in Georgia: 1,145th out of 1,342
Full Time Teacher Rank in Georgia: 22nd out of 1,342

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Upson-Lee South Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 718
(50%)
1,601
(51%)
 Female 704
(50%)
1,522
(49%)

Upson-Lee South Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 807
(57%)
1,827
(59%)
 Black 466
(33%)
1,043
(33%)
 Two or More 75
(5%)
127
(4%)
 Hispanic 64
(5%)
108
(3%)
 Asian 7
(0%)
10
(0%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
4
(0%)

Upson-Lee South Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,056
(74%)
2,148
(69%)
 Not Eligible 266
(19%)
731
(23%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 100
(7%)
244
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,340 ranked schools in Georgia, Upson-Lee South Elementary is ranked 9th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Upson-Lee South Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (81.3%) is higher than the state average of 62.6%. 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.

Upson-Lee South Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1549
2006 1596
2007 1563
2008 1497
2009 1475
2010 1470
2011 1408
2012 1422

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15
2006 14.7
2007 15.6
2008 16
2009 16.4
2010 16.7
2011 16.4
2012 17.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.65074241446094
2006 0.66917293233083
2007 0.71657069737684
2008 0.71409485637943
2009 0.71254237288136
2010 0.69863945578231
2011 0.72443181818182
2012 0.81293952180028

Compare Upson-Lee South Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,448.8% 14.5:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,740.0% 17.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 62.6%
 
This School 81.3%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Upson-Lee South Elementary
Thomaston, GA
Public PK - 03 1,422 17.4:1  
Upson-Lee North Elementary School
Thomaston, GA
Public 04 - 05 655 17:1 1 miles
Upson Christian Academy
Thomaston, GA
Private PK - 12 56 8:1 2 miles
Upson-Lee Middle School
Thomaston, GA
Public 06 - 08 1,046 15.4:1 2 miles
Westwood Christian Academy
Thomaston, GA
Private PK - 08 104 7:1 6 miles
Pike County Middle School
Zebulon, GA
Public 06 - 08 856 15.5:1 13 miles
Lamar County Elementary School
Barnesville, GA
Public 03 - 05 585 17.1:1 13 miles
Lamar County Primary School
Barnesville, GA
Public PK - 02 729 15.7:1 13 miles
Lamar County Middle School
Barnesville, GA
Public 06 - 08 606 17.3:1 13 miles
Pike County Primary School
Zebulon, GA
Public PK - 02 774 15.5:1 14 miles
Pike County Elementary School
Zebulon, GA
Public 03 - 05 743 16.9:1 14 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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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