Bush Hill Elementary



Bush Hill Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Bush Hill Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 84
1 75
2 81
3 58
4 56
5 72
6 60
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Bush Hill Elementary is a public elementary school located in Alexandria, VA in the Fairfax County Public Schools. It enrolls 486 students in grades 1st through 12th. Bush Hill Elementary is the 668th largest public school in Virginia and the 22,825th largest nationally. It has 14.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 486
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 34.2
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 22,825th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Virginia: 668th out of 1,162
Student/Teacher Rank in Virginia: 257th out of 1,157
Full Time Teacher Rank in Virginia: 447th out of 1,157

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Bush Hill Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 256
(53%)
52,256
(52%)
 Female 230
(47%)
48,569
(48%)

Bush Hill Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 196
(40%)
40,425
(40%)
 Black 106
(22%)
10,335
(10%)
 Hispanic 76
(16%)
25,236
(25%)
 Asian 73
(15%)
19,308
(19%)
 Two or More 34
(7%)
5,149
(5%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
144
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
228
(0%)

Bush Hill Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 388
(80%)
71,211
(71%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 72
(15%)
24,044
(24%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 26
(5%)
5,570
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,154 ranked schools in Virginia, Bush Hill Elementary is ranked 924th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Bush Hill Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (20.2%) is lower than the state average of 42.6%. 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.

Bush Hill Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 429
2006 387
2007 424
2008 433
2009 428
2010 452
2011 443
2012 486

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11
2006 9.7
2007 16
2008 15.2
2009 16.5
2010 16.4
2011 14
2012 14.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.22843822843823
2006 0.22997416020672
2007 0.22877358490566
2008 0.22632794457275
2009 0.25
2010 0.22345132743363
2011 0.25733634311512
2012 0.20164609053498

Compare Bush Hill Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,420.0% 14.2:1
 
1,436.1% 14.4:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 20.2%
 
State Average 42.6%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Public PK - 06 486 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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