Big Island Elementary



Big Island Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Big Island Elementary Students by Grade
PK 1
K 19
1 23
2 29
3 19
4 30
5 19
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Big Island Elementary is a public elementary school located in Big Island, VA in the Bedford County Public Schools. It enrolls 140 students in grades 1st through 12th. Big Island Elementary is the 1,129th largest public school in Virginia and the 51,373rd largest nationally. It has 12.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 140
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 10.84
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 51,373rd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Virginia: 1,129th out of 1,159
Student/Teacher Rank in Virginia: 107th out of 1,156
Full Time Teacher Rank in Virginia: 1,129th out of 1,156

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Big Island Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 78
(56%)
3,446
(52%)
 Female 62
(44%)
3,182
(48%)

Big Island Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 120
(86%)
5,466
(82%)
 Black 14
(10%)
510
(8%)
 Two or More 3
(2%)
291
(4%)
 Hispanic 2
(1%)
216
(3%)
 American Indian 1
(1%)
14
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
126
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
5
(0%)

Big Island Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 86
(61%)
4,027
(61%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 48
(34%)
2,063
(31%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 6
(4%)
538
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,152 ranked schools in Virginia, Big Island Elementary is ranked 1,052nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Big Island Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (38.6%) is slightly lower than the state average of 44.7%. 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.

Big Island Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 201
2006 222
2007 184
2008 202
2009 216
2010 210
2011 185
2012 175
2013 149
2014 145
2015 140

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 9.6
2006 9.4
2007 11.5
2008 12.6
2009 13.5
2010 16.2
2011 15.2
2012 14.2
2013 11.4
2014 14
2015 12.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.44278606965174
2006 0.38738738738739
2007 0.48369565217391
2008 0.45049504950495
2009 0.43981481481481
2010 0.50952380952381
2011 0.42702702702703
2012 0.40571428571429
2013 0.48993288590604
2014 0.4551724137931
2015 0.38571428571429

Compare Big Island Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,290.0% 12.9:1
 
1,413.6% 14.1:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 38.6%
 
State Average 44.7%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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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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