South Athens Elementary



South Athens Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

South Athens Elementary Students by Grade
PK 61
K 70
1 61
2 66
3 57
4 71
5 86
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 472 students in grades 1st through 12th. South Athens Elementary is the 3,032nd largest public school in Texas and the 24,659th largest nationally. It has 13.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 472
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 34.48
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 24,659th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 3,032nd out of 4,806
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 1,013th out of 4,778
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 2,500th out of 4,778

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South Athens Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 243
(51%)
1,172
(53%)
 Female 229
(49%)
1,060
(47%)

South Athens Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 251
(53%)
1,064
(48%)
 White 156
(33%)
746
(33%)
 Black 48
(10%)
292
(13%)
 Two or More 16
(3%)
107
(5%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
21
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

South Athens Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 346
(73%)
1,510
(68%)
 Not Eligible 95
(20%)
544
(24%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 31
(7%)
178
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 4,774 ranked schools in Texas, South Athens Elementary is ranked 1,979th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of South Athens Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (79.9%) is higher than the state average of 62.2%. 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.

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
2013 585
2014 569
2015 472

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
2013 15
2014 14.6
2015 13.7

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
2013 0.76581196581197
2014 0.81195079086116
2015 0.79872881355932

Compare South Athens Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,370.0% 13.7:1
 
1,466.4% 14.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 62.2%
 
This School 79.9%
 

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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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