Key Elementary School



Key Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Key Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 20
K 56
1 59
2 51
3 60
4 43
5 46
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 9

Key Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Jackson, MS in the Jackson Public School District. It enrolls 344 students in grades 1st through 12th. Key Elementary School is the 391st largest public school in Mississippi and the 37,610th largest nationally. It has 16.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 344
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 20.32

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Key Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 179
(52%)
10,280
(51%)
 Female 165
(48%)
9,990
(49%)

Key Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 327
(95%)
19,493
(96%)
 White 10
(3%)
300
(1%)
 Hispanic 5
(1%)
370
(2%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
71
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
14
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
20
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Key Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 344
(100%)
20,270
(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, Key Elementary School is ranked 297th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Key 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.

Key Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 455
2006 417
2007 444
2008 425
2009 458
2010 422
2011 466
2012 421
2013 429
2014 415
2015 344

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19
2006 15.4
2007 18
2008 17.1
2009 19.1
2010 17.3
2011 19.1
2012 17.8
2013 18.4
2014 19.5
2015 16.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.92087912087912
2006 0.94964028776978
2007 0.95045045045045
2008 0.96470588235294
2009 0.95414847161572
2010 0.97867298578199
2011 0.97854077253219
2012 0.95486935866983
2013 0.98135198135198
2014 1
2015 1

Compare Key Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,535.9% 15.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,690.0% 16.9:1
 
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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