South Athens Elementary



South Athens Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

South Athens Elementary Students by Grade
PK 75
K 124
1 135
2 140
3 116
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

South Athens Elementary is a public elementary school located in Athens, TX in the Athens Independent School District. It enrolls 590 students in grades 1st through 12th. South Athens Elementary is the 1,987th largest public school in Texas and the 13,993rd largest nationally. It has 14.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 590
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 41.45
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 13,993rd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 1,987th out of 4,735
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 1,109th out of 4,707
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 1,272nd out of 4,707

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South Athens Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 319
(54%)
1,304
(54%)
 Female 271
(46%)
1,112
(46%)

South Athens Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 248
(42%)
1,073
(44%)
 White 222
(38%)
911
(38%)
 Black 87
(15%)
327
(14%)
 Two or More 26
(4%)
76
(3%)
 Asian 7
(1%)
23
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
5
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

South Athens Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 376
(64%)
1,576
(65%)
 Not Eligible 161
(27%)
634
(26%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 53
(9%)
206
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 4,701 ranked schools in Texas, South Athens Elementary is ranked 1,616th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of South Athens Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (72.7%) is slightly higher than the state average of 63.8%. 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.

South Athens Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 554
2006 548
2007 596
2008 579
2009 503
2010 617
2011 618
2012 590

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.2
2006 15.6
2007 15.8
2008 15.6
2009 14
2010 15.5
2011 14.2
2012 14.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.69675090252708
2006 0.65875912408759
2007 0.66275167785235
2008 0.68911917098446
2009 0.75546719681909
2010 0.77309562398703
2011 0.72815533980583
2012 0.7271186440678

Compare South Athens Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,420.0% 14.2:1
 
1,492.5% 14.9:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 63.8%
 
This School 72.7%
 

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Public PK - 03 590 14.2:1  
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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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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