Shepherd Elementary



Shepherd Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Shepherd Elementary Students by Grade
PK 4
K 81
1 88
2 77
3 84
4 83
5 86
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Shepherd Elementary is a public elementary school located in Mooresville, NC in the Iredell-Statesville School District. It enrolls 503 students in grades 1st through 12th. Shepherd Elementary is the 721st largest public school in North Carolina and the 21,627th largest nationally. It has 17.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 503
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 28.66

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Shepherd Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 270
(54%)
7,390
(51%)
 Female 233
(46%)
7,069
(49%)

Shepherd Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 398
(79%)
9,429
(65%)
 Hispanic 54
(11%)
1,929
(13%)
 Black 28
(6%)
2,190
(15%)
 Two or More 18
(4%)
479
(3%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
20
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
399
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
13
(0%)

Shepherd Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 290
(58%)
7,513
(52%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 179
(36%)
5,921
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 34
(7%)
1,025
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,517 ranked schools in North Carolina, Shepherd Elementary is ranked 1,009th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Shepherd Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (42.3%) is lower than the state average of 61.1%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Shepherd Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 455
2006 469
2007 476
2008 458
2009 515
2010 507
2011 523
2012 503
2013 477
2014 491
2015 503

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21.7
2006 N/A
2007 15.8
2008 15.5
2009 17.1
2010 18.1
2011 15.8
2012 16.1
2013 16.9
2014 16.8
2015 17.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.32747252747253
2006 0.33262260127932
2007 0.3718487394958
2008 0.32532751091703
2009 0.44271844660194
2010 0.45167652859961
2011 0.45124282982792
2012 0.45328031809145
2013 0.44234800838574
2014 0.42158859470468
2015 0.4234592445328

Compare Shepherd Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,465.9% 14.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,760.0% 17.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 42.3%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 61.1%
 

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Shepherd Elementary
Mooresville, NC
Public PK - 05 503 17.6:1  
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Public PK - 05 475 17.5:1 6 miles
Liberty Preparatory Christian Academy
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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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