Pennington Elementary



Pennington Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Pennington Elementary Students by Grade
PK 21
K 68
1 56
2 66
3 61
4 52
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 324 students in grades 1st through 12th. Pennington Elementary is the 805th largest public school in Tennessee and the 39,432nd largest nationally. It has 14.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 324
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 23
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 39,432nd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Tennessee: 805th out of 1,067
Student/Teacher Rank in Tennessee: 418th out of 1,065
Full Time Teacher Rank in Tennessee: 796th out of 1,065

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Pennington Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 163
(50%)
31,362
(49%)
 Male 161
(50%)
32,400
(51%)

Pennington Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 204
(63%)
19,295
(30%)
 Hispanic 61
(19%)
14,434
(23%)
 Black 46
(14%)
26,363
(41%)
 Asian 9
(3%)
2,441
(4%)
 Two or More 4
(1%)
1,087
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
62
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
80
(0%)

Pennington Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 183
(56%)
46,565
(73%)
 Not Eligible 141
(44%)
17,197
(27%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,041 ranked schools in Tennessee, Pennington Elementary is ranked 787th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Pennington Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (56.5%) is slightly lower than the state average of 61.6%. 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
2013 368
2014 361
2015 324

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
2013 15.3
2014 15
2015 14.1

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
2013 0.5625
2014 0.57063711911357
2015 0.56481481481481

Compare Pennington Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,410.0% 14.1:1
 
1,418.6% 14.2:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 56.5%
 
State Average 61.6%
 

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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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