Tar River Academy



Tar River Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Tar River Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 10
7 13
8 14
9 10
10 19
11 14
12 28

Tar River Academy is a public elementary school located in Rocky Mount, NC in the Nash-Rocky Mount School District. It enrolls 108 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 6.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 108
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 6.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 17.82

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Tar River Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 77
(71%)
5,868
(52%)
 Female 31
(29%)
5,446
(48%)

Tar River Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 79
(73%)
5,922
(52%)
 White 16
(15%)
3,479
(31%)
 Hispanic 8
(7%)
1,442
(13%)
 Two or More 5
(5%)
316
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
7
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
88
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
60
(1%)

Tar River Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 103
(95%)
8,609
(76%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 3
(3%)
483
(4%)
 Not Eligible 2
(2%)
2,222
(20%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Tar River Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (98.1%) 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.

Tar River Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 64
2006 75
2007 82
2008 68
2009 95
2010 95
2011 101
2012 100
2013 104
2014 115
2015 108

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 5.3
2006 6.2
2007 10.2
2008 5.7
2009 7.9
2010 4.1
2011 5.2
2012 4.8
2013 5.2
2014 6.4
2015 6.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.953125
2006 0.66666666666667
2007 0.63414634146341
2008
2009 0.8
2010 0.96842105263158
2011 0.82178217821782
2012 0.97
2013 0.95192307692308
2014 0.94782608695652
2015 0.98148148148148

Compare Tar River Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
610.0% 6.1:1
 
1,465.9% 14.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 61.1%
 
This School 98.1%
 

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School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Tar River Academy
Rocky Mount, NC
Public 06 - 12 108 6.1:1  
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Public 06 - 08 402 14.6:1 1 miles
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Public KG - 05 395 16.5:1 2 miles
Williford Elementary
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Public PK - 05 481 17.8:1 2 miles
G R Edwards Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 443 14.4:1 2 miles
D S Johnson Elementary
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Public 03 - 05 309 17.2:1 2 miles
Fairview Elementary
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Public PK - 02 463 19.3:1 2 miles
Faith Christian School
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Private PK - 12 417 11:1 3 miles
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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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