Dogwood Elementary



Dogwood Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Dogwood Elementary Students by Grade
PK 39
K 142
1 120
2 109
3 123
4 112
5 118
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Dogwood Elementary is a public elementary school located in Knoxville, TN in the Knox County School District. It enrolls 763 students in grades 1st through 12th. Dogwood Elementary is the 114th largest public school in Tennessee and the 5,186th largest nationally. It has 14.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 763
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 52.1
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 5,186th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Tennessee: 114th out of 1,049
Student/Teacher Rank in Tennessee: 440th out of 1,038
Full Time Teacher Rank in Tennessee: 91st out of 1,038

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Dogwood Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 397
(52%)
21,737
(52%)
 Female 366
(48%)
20,233
(48%)

Dogwood Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 455
(60%)
31,068
(74%)
 Black 198
(26%)
5,943
(14%)
 Hispanic 69
(9%)
2,774
(7%)
 Two or More 38
(5%)
1,174
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
53
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
872
(2%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
86
(0%)

Dogwood Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 605
(79%)
18,611
(44%)
 Not Eligible 107
(14%)
20,954
(50%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 51
(7%)
2,405
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,040 ranked schools in Tennessee, Dogwood Elementary is ranked 36th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Dogwood Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (86.0%) is significantly higher than the state average of 61.3%. 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.

Dogwood Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 662
2006 815
2007 666
2008 659
2009 676
2010 722
2011 736
2012 763

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.3
2006 16.2
2007 12.3
2008 11.4
2009 12.4
2010 14.2
2011 13.9
2012 14.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.82326283987915
2006 0.67361963190184
2007 0.9024024024024
2008 0.88467374810319
2009 0.87869822485207
2010 0.84764542936288
2011 0.85869565217391
2012 0.85976408912189

Compare Dogwood Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,440.2% 14.4:1
 
1,460.0% 14.6:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.3%
 
This School 86.0%
 

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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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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