Asa Messer El. School



Asa Messer El. School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Asa Messer El. School Students by Grade
PK 42
K 102
1 102
2 103
3 107
4 105
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Asa Messer El. School is a public elementary school located in Providence, RI in the Providence School District. It enrolls 561 students in grades 1st through 12th. Asa Messer El. School is the 17th largest public school in Rhode Island and the 16,559th largest nationally. It has 16.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 561
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 34.7

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Asa Messer El. School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 298
(53%)
8,968
(52%)
 Female 263
(47%)
8,286
(48%)

Asa Messer El. School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 350
(62%)
10,952
(63%)
 Black 77
(14%)
2,938
(17%)
 Asian 65
(12%)
834
(5%)
 White 50
(9%)
1,598
(9%)
 Two or More 14
(2%)
724
(4%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
185
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
23
(0%)

Asa Messer El. School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 465
(83%)
13,098
(76%)
 Not Eligible 76
(14%)
3,246
(19%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 20
(4%)
910
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 185 ranked schools in Rhode Island, Asa Messer El. School is ranked 13th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Asa Messer El. School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (86.5%) is significantly higher than the state average of 49.2%. 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.

Asa Messer El. School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 290
2006 296
2007 257
2008 245
2009 255
2010 265
2011 599
2012 627
2013 625
2014 563
2015 561

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.2
2006 15.5
2007 13.8
2008 16.3
2009 15
2010 17.7
2011 18.7
2012 21.6
2013 21.6
2014 21.7
2015 16.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.92758620689655
2006 0.83783783783784
2007 0.91439688715953
2008 0.93877551020408
2009 0.95686274509804
2010 0.92830188679245
2011 0.90484140233723
2012 0.94896331738437
2013 0.8752
2014 0.87921847246892
2015 0.86452762923351

Compare Asa Messer El. School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,334.6% 13.3:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,620.0% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 49.2%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 86.5%
 

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Public PK - 04 561 16.2:1  
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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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