Samuel W Tucker Elementary



Samuel W Tucker Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Samuel W Tucker Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 151
1 135
2 131
3 117
4 113
5 103
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Samuel W Tucker Elementary is a public elementary school located in Alexandria, VA in the Alexandria City Public Schools. It enrolls 750 students in grades 1st through 12th. Samuel W Tucker Elementary is the 165th largest public school in Virginia and the 6,014th largest nationally. It has 15.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 750
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 49.6
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 6,014th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Virginia: 165th out of 1,159
Student/Teacher Rank in Virginia: 410th out of 1,156
Full Time Teacher Rank in Virginia: 109th out of 1,156

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Samuel W Tucker Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 379
(51%)
5,409
(49%)
 Male 371
(49%)
5,689
(51%)

Samuel W Tucker Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 304
(41%)
3,274
(30%)
 Hispanic 200
(27%)
3,822
(34%)
 White 168
(22%)
3,181
(29%)
 Asian 57
(8%)
492
(4%)
 Two or More 18
(2%)
274
(2%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
36
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
19
(0%)

Samuel W Tucker Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 338
(45%)
4,150
(37%)
 Not Eligible 296
(39%)
6,166
(56%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 116
(15%)
782
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,152 ranked schools in Virginia, Samuel W Tucker Elementary is ranked 127th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Samuel W Tucker Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (60.5%) is higher than the state average of 44.7%. 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.

Samuel W Tucker Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 581
2006 554
2007 556
2008 592
2009 633
2010 682
2011 692
2012 720
2013 739
2014 752
2015 750

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 9.8
2006 8.6
2007 12.6
2008 12.9
2009 14.1
2010 15.5
2011 18
2012 15.2
2013 15.6
2014 14.8
2015 15.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.58519793459552
2006 0.58303249097473
2007 0.60251798561151
2008 0.58952702702703
2009 0.63665086887836
2010 0.53225806451613
2011 0.55491329479769
2012 0.5875
2013 0.617050067659
2014 0.60505319148936
2015 0.60533333333333

Compare Samuel W Tucker Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,413.6% 14.1:1
 
1,510.0% 15.1:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.7%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 60.5%
 

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