Appalachia Elementary



Appalachia Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Appalachia Elementary Students by Grade
PK 13
K 43
1 34
2 30
3 40
4 31
5 36
6 35
7 27
8 44
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Appalachia Elementary is a public elementary school located in Appalachia, VA in the Wise County Public Schools. It enrolls 333 students in grades 1st through 12th. Appalachia Elementary is the 963rd largest public school in Virginia and the 38,643rd largest nationally. It has 11.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 333
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 28
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 38,643rd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Virginia: 963rd out of 1,159
Student/Teacher Rank in Virginia: 45th out of 1,156
Full Time Teacher Rank in Virginia: 760th out of 1,156

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Appalachia Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 170
(51%)
2,090
(50%)
 Female 163
(49%)
2,101
(50%)

Appalachia Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 305
(92%)
3,994
(95%)
 Black 13
(4%)
85
(2%)
 Two or More 9
(3%)
50
(1%)
 Hispanic 6
(2%)
36
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
7
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
18
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Appalachia Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 239
(72%)
2,171
(52%)
 Not Eligible 67
(20%)
1,764
(42%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 27
(8%)
256
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,152 ranked schools in Virginia, Appalachia Elementary is ranked 460th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Appalachia Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (79.9%) is significantly 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.

Appalachia Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 388
2006 392
2007 394
2008 371
2009 337
2010 335
2011 356
2012 355
2013 340
2014 334
2015 333

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.4
2006 10.2
2007 13.7
2008 13.5
2009 12.8
2010 13.7
2011 11.5
2012 14.2
2013 13.1
2014 12.8
2015 11.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.80154639175258
2006 0.75255102040816
2007 0.69796954314721
2008 0.62803234501348
2009 0.64985163204748
2010 0.70149253731343
2011 0.71629213483146
2012 0.75774647887324
2013 0.73529411764706
2014 0.76347305389222
2015 0.7987987987988

Compare Appalachia Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,190.0% 11.9:1
 
1,413.6% 14.1:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.7%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 79.9%
 

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Public PK - 08 333 11.9:1  
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Public KG - 08 394 13.8:1 12 miles
Wise County Christian School
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Private PK - 11 65 5:1 13 miles
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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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