Dorsey Attendance Center



Dorsey Attendance Center Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Dorsey Attendance Center Students by Grade
PK 0
K 38
1 40
2 38
3 42
4 48
5 35
6 40
7 35
8 33
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Dorsey Attendance Center is a public elementary school located in Fulton, MS in the Itawamba County School District. It enrolls 349 students in grades 1st through 12th. Dorsey Attendance Center is the 385th largest public school in Mississippi and the 37,135th largest nationally. It has 12.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 349
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 27.89

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Dorsey Attendance Center Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 176
(50%)
1,566
(53%)
 Female 173
(50%)
1,399
(47%)

Dorsey Attendance Center Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 245
(70%)
2,693
(91%)
 Black 95
(27%)
199
(7%)
 Hispanic 5
(1%)
26
(1%)
 Two or More 4
(1%)
32
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
10
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
5
(0%)

Dorsey Attendance Center Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 256
(73%)
1,743
(59%)
 Not Eligible 65
(19%)
933
(31%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 28
(8%)
289
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 509 ranked schools in Mississippi, Dorsey Attendance Center is ranked 365th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Dorsey Attendance Center students on free and reduced lunch assistance (81.4%) is slightly 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.

Dorsey Attendance Center Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 424
2006 399
2007 389
2008 380
2009 379
2010 382
2011 381
2012 392
2013 355
2014 344
2015 349

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.6
2006 11.6
2007 11.2
2008 11.2
2009 11.2
2010 13.5
2011 13.7
2012 13.8
2013 13.1
2014 12.5
2015 12.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.68867924528302
2006 0.67919799498747
2007 0.75578406169666
2008 0.67631578947368
2009 0.76253298153034
2010 0.76439790575916
2011 0.78477690288714
2012 0.77551020408163
2013 0.77746478873239
2014 0.81104651162791
2015 0.81375358166189

Compare Dorsey Attendance Center to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,250.0% 12.5:1
 
1,535.9% 15.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 77.0%
 
This School 81.4%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Dorsey Attendance Center
Fulton, MS
Public KG - 08 349 12.5:1  
Mooreville Middle School
Mooreville, MS
Public 06 - 08 408 17:1 5 miles
Mooreville Elementary School
Mooreville, MS
Public KG - 05 783 16.7:1 5 miles
Mantachie Attendance Center
Mantachie, MS
Public KG - 12 1,062 14.9:1 6 miles
Itawamba Attendance Center
Fulton, MS
Public KG - 08 1,030 15:1 7 miles
Plantersville Middle School
Plantersville, MS
Public 05 - 08 264 10.2:1 10 miles
Lawhon Elementary School
Tupelo, MS
Public 02 - 05 520 13.6:1 10 miles
Calvary Baptist Kindergarten & Preschool
Tupelo, MS
Private PK - KG 121 7:1 12 miles
Milam Elementary School
Tupelo, MS
Public 06 - 06 547 15.3:1 12 miles
Carver Elementary School
Tupelo, MS
Public KG - 01 283 15.9:1 12 miles
Early Childhood Education Center
Tupelo, MS
Public PK - PK 233 12.9:1 12 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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