Joseph W Grier Academy



Joseph W Grier Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Joseph W Grier Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 130
1 140
2 140
3 129
4 134
5 127
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Joseph W Grier Academy is a public elementary school located in Charlotte, NC in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District. It enrolls 800 students in grades 1st through 12th. Joseph W Grier Academy is the 141st largest public school in North Carolina and the 4,391st largest nationally. It has 15.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 800
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 51.5

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Joseph W Grier Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 411
(51%)
53,393
(51%)
 Female 389
(49%)
51,417
(49%)

Joseph W Grier Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 415
(52%)
40,499
(39%)
 Hispanic 298
(37%)
24,386
(23%)
 White 34
(4%)
30,400
(29%)
 Asian 33
(4%)
6,558
(6%)
 Two or More 13
(2%)
2,330
(2%)
 American Indian 5
(1%)
499
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
138
(0%)

Joseph W Grier Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 796
(100%)
64,671
(62%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 3
(0%)
2,306
(2%)
 Not Eligible 1
(0%)
37,833
(36%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,517 ranked schools in North Carolina, Joseph W Grier Academy is ranked 29th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Joseph W Grier Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (99.9%) is significantly higher than the state average of 61.1%. 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.

Joseph W Grier Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 618
2006 752
2007 838
2008 846
2009 849
2010 869
2011 916
2012 850
2013 807
2014 789
2015 800

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 N/A
2006 N/A
2007 14.5
2008 14.3
2009 15.6
2010 16.8
2011 16.6
2012 18.4
2013 16.8
2014 15.5
2015 15.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.67637540453074
2006 0.6688829787234
2007 0.71718377088305
2008 0.71867612293144
2009 0.78091872791519
2010 0.78941311852704
2011 0.78930131004367
2012 0.82
2013 0.80421313506815
2014 0.99619771863118
2015 0.99875

Compare Joseph W Grier Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,465.9% 14.7:1
 
1,550.0% 15.5:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 61.1%
 
This School 99.9%
 

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