Polk Elementary School



Polk Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Polk Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 20
K 29
1 35
2 21
3 30
4 18
5 19
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Polk Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Baton Rouge, LA in the East Baton Rouge Parish School District. It enrolls 172 students in grades 1st through 12th. Polk Elementary School is the 806th largest public school in Louisiana and the 49,872nd largest nationally. It has 7.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 172
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 7.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 21.76
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 49,872nd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Louisiana: 806th out of 849
Student/Teacher Rank in Louisiana: 37th out of 686
Full Time Teacher Rank in Louisiana: 574th out of 686

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Polk Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 98
(57%)
15,574
(51%)
 Female 74
(43%)
15,163
(49%)

Polk Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 138
(80%)
24,058
(78%)
 White 20
(12%)
3,103
(10%)
 Asian 7
(4%)
945
(3%)
 Hispanic 3
(2%)
2,267
(7%)
 Two or More 3
(2%)
230
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(1%)
80
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
54
(0%)

Polk Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 105
(61%)
17,966
(58%)
 Not Eligible 67
(39%)
12,771
(42%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 800 ranked schools in Louisiana, Polk Elementary School is ranked 753rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Polk Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (61.0%) is slightly lower than the state average of 64.3%. 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.

Polk Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 310
2006 295
2007 224
2008 274
2009 206
2010 198
2011 177
2012 229
2013 218
2014 173
2015 172

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.9
2006 14.4
2007 12.4
2008 13.7
2009 10.6
2010 12.2
2011 9.7
2012 13.5
2013 10.4
2014 11.4
2015 7.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.92903225806452
2006 0.9728813559322
2007 0.95535714285714
2008 0.97445255474453
2009 0.96601941747573
2010 0.96464646464646
2011 0.92655367231638
2012 0.87336244541485
2013 0.8394495412844
2014 0.63583815028902
2015 0.61046511627907

Compare Polk Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
790.0% 7.9:1
 
1,280.2% 12.8:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 61.0%
 
State Average 64.3%
 

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