William J Berry Elementary School



William J Berry Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

William J Berry Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 20
K 70
1 77
2 88
3 90
4 71
5 73
6 62
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

William J Berry Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Heidelberg, MS in the East Jasper Consolidated School District. It enrolls 551 students in grades 1st through 12th. William J Berry Elementary School is the 183rd largest public school in Mississippi and the 17,406th largest nationally. It has 18.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 551
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 29.7

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William J Berry Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 283
(51%)
283
(51%)
 Male 268
(49%)
268
(49%)

William J Berry Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 539
(98%)
539
(98%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
3
(1%)
 Hispanic 3
(1%)
3
(1%)
 White 3
(1%)
3
(1%)
 Two or More 3
(1%)
3
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

William J Berry Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 548
(99%)
548
(99%)
 Not Eligible 3
(1%)
3
(1%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 509 ranked schools in Mississippi, William J Berry Elementary School is ranked 80th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of William J Berry Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (99.5%) 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.

William J Berry Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 666
2006 664
2007 613
2008 578
2009 524
2010 527
2011 517
2012 515
2013 517
2014 534
2015 551

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.9
2006 17
2007 14.7
2008 17.2
2009 15.7
2010 16.3
2011 17.7
2012 16.1
2013 16.7
2014 17.1
2015 18.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.98048048048048
2006 0.97590361445783
2007 0.96411092985318
2008 0.95674740484429
2009 0.97709923664122
2010 0.96584440227704
2011 0.86266924564797
2012 0.85436893203883
2013 0.97485493230174
2014 0.99438202247191
2015 0.994555353902

Compare William J Berry Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,535.9% 15.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,860.0% 18.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 77.0%
 
This School 99.5%
 

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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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