Cook Elementary School



Cook Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Cook Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 19
K 86
1 118
2 107
3 108
4 82
5 102
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 11

Cook Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Columbus, MS in the Columbus Municipal School District. It enrolls 633 students in grades 1st through 12th. Cook Elementary School is the 132nd largest public school in Mississippi and the 11,542nd largest nationally. It has 15.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 633
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 39.91

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Cook Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 329
(52%)
1,594
(53%)
 Female 304
(48%)
1,442
(47%)

Cook Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 549
(87%)
2,788
(92%)
 White 57
(9%)
168
(6%)
 Hispanic 21
(3%)
43
(1%)
 Asian 3
(0%)
20
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
14
(0%)

Cook Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 633
(100%)
3,036
(100%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Not Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 509 ranked schools in Mississippi, Cook Elementary School is ranked 45th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Cook Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (100.0%) is significantly higher than the state average of 77.0%. 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.

Cook Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 543
2006 550
2007 517
2008 626
2009 657
2010 832
2011 865
2012 788
2013 750
2014 704
2015 633

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.7
2006 16.2
2007 14.4
2008 17.8
2009 18
2010 15.6
2011 17.6
2012 17.5
2013 17.9
2014 17.5
2015 15.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.75138121546961
2006 0.77454545454545
2007 0.80077369439072
2008 0.80830670926518
2009 0.8310502283105
2010 0.82692307692308
2011 0.81618497109827
2012 0.79568527918782
2013 0.84266666666667
2014 1
2015 1

Compare Cook Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,535.9% 15.4:1
 
1,590.0% 15.9:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 77.0%
 
This School 100.0%
 

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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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