Forrest W Hunt Elementary School



Forrest W Hunt Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Forrest W Hunt Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 17
K 62
1 75
2 63
3 61
4 52
5 63
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Forrest W Hunt Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Forest City, NC in the Rutherford County School District. It enrolls 393 students in grades 1st through 12th. Forrest W Hunt Elementary School is the 1,052nd largest public school in North Carolina and the 32,777th largest nationally. It has 15.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 393
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 24.84
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 32,777th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in North Carolina: 1,052nd out of 1,548
Student/Teacher Rank in North Carolina: 909th out of 1,536
Full Time Teacher Rank in North Carolina: 1,107th out of 1,536

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Forrest W Hunt Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 206
(52%)
3,189
(52%)
 Female 187
(48%)
2,939
(48%)

Forrest W Hunt Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 247
(63%)
4,473
(73%)
 Hispanic 67
(17%)
475
(8%)
 Black 44
(11%)
726
(12%)
 Two or More 34
(9%)
408
(7%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
18
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
26
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Forrest W Hunt Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 390
(99%)
6,037
(99%)
 Not Eligible 3
(1%)
91
(1%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,517 ranked schools in North Carolina, Forrest W Hunt Elementary School is ranked 462nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Forrest W Hunt Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (99.2%) 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.

Forrest W Hunt Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 455
2006 440
2007 420
2008 433
2009 438
2010 434
2011 448
2012 431
2013 392
2014 412
2015 393

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.2
2006 N/A
2007 15.4
2008 16.6
2009 16.7
2010 17.2
2011 18.3
2012 17.1
2013 16.5
2014 16.6
2015 15.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.59120879120879
2006 0.65909090909091
2007 0.6952380952381
2008 0.68360277136259
2009 0.7648401826484
2010 0.77649769585253
2011 0.75669642857143
2012 0.74941995359629
2013 0.76530612244898
2014 0.99271844660194
2015 0.99236641221374

Compare Forrest W Hunt Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,465.9% 14.7:1
 
1,580.0% 15.8:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 61.1%
 
This School 99.2%
 

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Public PK - 05 393 15.8:1  
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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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