Tussing Elementary



Tussing Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Tussing Elementary Students by Grade
PK 13
K 91
1 92
2 108
3 80
4 94
5 101
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Tussing Elementary is a public elementary school located in Colonial Heights, VA in the Colonial Heights City Public Schools. It enrolls 579 students in grades 1st through 12th. Tussing Elementary is the 471st largest public school in Virginia and the 15,158th largest nationally. It has 14.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 579
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 41
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 15,158th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Virginia: 471st out of 1,159
Student/Teacher Rank in Virginia: 248th out of 1,156
Full Time Teacher Rank in Virginia: 269th out of 1,156

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Tussing Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 301
(52%)
944
(50%)
 Female 278
(48%)
952
(50%)

Tussing Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 418
(72%)
1,229
(65%)
 Black 64
(11%)
331
(17%)
 Two or More 45
(8%)
139
(7%)
 Hispanic 36
(6%)
131
(7%)
 Asian 15
(3%)
64
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
2
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Tussing Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 297
(51%)
915
(48%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 236
(41%)
817
(43%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 46
(8%)
164
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,152 ranked schools in Virginia, Tussing Elementary is ranked 423rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Tussing Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (48.7%) is slightly 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.

Tussing Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 628
2006 623
2007 633
2008 664
2009 637
2010 614
2011 607
2012 583
2013 579
2014 569
2015 579

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.3
2006 12.8
2007 18
2008 17.8
2009 17.1
2010 16.5
2011 16.4
2012 12.7
2013 13.2
2014 13.9
2015 14.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.18312101910828
2006 0.21027287319422
2007 0.22432859399684
2008 0.29668674698795
2009 0.31083202511774
2010 0.35504885993485
2011 0.36408566721582
2012 0.39794168096055
2013 0.44559585492228
2014 0.45518453427065
2015 0.48704663212435

Compare Tussing Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,410.0% 14.1:1
 
1,413.6% 14.1:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.7%
 
This School 48.7%
 
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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