Pennington Elementary



Pennington Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Pennington Elementary Students by Grade
PK 19
K 73
1 52
2 67
3 63
4 61
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Pennington Elementary is a public elementary school located in Nashville, TN in the Davidson County School District. It enrolls 335 students in grades 1st through 12th. Pennington Elementary is the 780th largest public school in Tennessee and the 38,051st largest nationally. It has 14.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 335
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14:1
Full Time Teachers: 24
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 38,051st out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Tennessee: 780th out of 1,049
Student/Teacher Rank in Tennessee: 314th out of 1,038
Full Time Teacher Rank in Tennessee: 753rd out of 1,038

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Pennington Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 174
(52%)
29,897
(49%)
 Male 161
(48%)
31,072
(51%)

Pennington Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 206
(61%)
20,174
(33%)
 Black 70
(21%)
26,765
(44%)
 Hispanic 48
(14%)
11,188
(18%)
 Asian 7
(2%)
2,212
(4%)
 Two or More 3
(1%)
459
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
66
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
105
(0%)

Pennington Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 159
(47%)
42,080
(69%)
 Not Eligible 156
(47%)
15,425
(25%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 20
(6%)
3,464
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,040 ranked schools in Tennessee, Pennington Elementary is ranked 806th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Pennington Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (53.4%) is slightly lower than the state average of 61.3%. 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.

Pennington Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 286
2006 280
2007 323
2008 304
2009 277
2010 331
2011 340
2012 335

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.1
2006 15.1
2007 15.4
2008 14.5
2009 13.2
2010 12.7
2011 14.8
2012 14

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.48251748251748
2006 0.60357142857143
2007 0.46130030959752
2008 0.5625
2009 0.5956678700361
2010 0.46525679758308
2011 0.60294117647059
2012 0.53432835820896

Compare Pennington Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,400.0% 14.0:1
 
1,440.2% 14.4:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 53.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.3%
 

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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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