Chatham Elementary



Chatham Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Chatham Elementary Students by Grade
PK 22
K 31
1 35
2 47
3 29
4 40
5 39
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Chatham Elementary is a public elementary school located in Chatham, VA in the Pittsylvania County Public Schools. It enrolls 243 students in grades 1st through 12th. Chatham Elementary is the 1,068th largest public school in Virginia and the 45,961st largest nationally. It has 11.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 243
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 20.87
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 45,961st out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Virginia: 1,068th out of 1,159
Student/Teacher Rank in Virginia: 39th out of 1,156
Full Time Teacher Rank in Virginia: 983rd out of 1,156

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Chatham Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 124
(51%)
3,224
(51%)
 Female 119
(49%)
3,127
(49%)

Chatham Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 151
(62%)
4,428
(70%)
 Black 78
(32%)
1,455
(23%)
 Hispanic 10
(4%)
275
(4%)
 Two or More 3
(1%)
150
(2%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
30
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
9
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
4
(0%)

Chatham Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 138
(57%)
3,215
(51%)
 Not Eligible 93
(38%)
2,580
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 12
(5%)
556
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,152 ranked schools in Virginia, Chatham Elementary is ranked 774th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Chatham Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (61.7%) 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.

Chatham Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 280
2006 285
2007 309
2008 309
2009 298
2010 296
2011 279
2012 261
2013 290
2014 265
2015 243

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 10.4
2006 9.4
2007 13.4
2008 13.4
2009 13
2010 14.8
2011 13.3
2012 11.1
2013 12.4
2014 12.4
2015 11.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.52142857142857
2006 0.52280701754386
2007 0.5663430420712
2008 0.55016181229773
2009 0.6241610738255
2010 0.63513513513514
2011 0.60573476702509
2012 0.59770114942529
2013 0.62413793103448
2014 0.67169811320755
2015 0.61728395061728

Compare Chatham Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,160.0% 11.6:1
 
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 61.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Chatham Elementary
Chatham, VA
Public PK - 05 243 11.6:1  
Chatham Middle School
Chatham, VA
Public 06 - 08 480 13:1 6 miles
Heritage Academy
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Private PK - 08 65 5:1 7 miles
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Public 06 - 08 451 14.6:1 8 miles
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Public PK - 05 597 15.6:1 8 miles
Union Hall Elementary
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Public PK - 05 250 13.4:1 10 miles
Twin Springs Elementary
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Public PK - 05 795 17:1 11 miles
Southside Elementary
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Public PK - 05 501 14.4:1 11 miles
Tunstall Middle School
Dry Fork, VA
Public 06 - 08 669 16.1:1 14 miles
Dan River Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 521 13:1 14 miles
Kentuck Elementary
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Public PK - 05 564 15.9:1 14 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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