Ferrum Elementary



Ferrum Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ferrum Elementary Students by Grade
PK 27
K 48
1 42
2 37
3 34
4 35
5 33
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ferrum Elementary is a public elementary school located in Ferrum, VA in the Franklin County Public Schools. It enrolls 256 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ferrum Elementary is the 1,054th largest public school in Virginia and the 45,039th largest nationally. It has 13.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 256
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 18.67
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 45,039th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Virginia: 1,054th out of 1,159
Student/Teacher Rank in Virginia: 199th out of 1,156
Full Time Teacher Rank in Virginia: 1,021st out of 1,156

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Ferrum Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 130
(51%)
2,016
(49%)
 Male 126
(49%)
2,086
(51%)

Ferrum Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 227
(89%)
3,227
(79%)
 Hispanic 15
(6%)
311
(8%)
 Two or More 6
(2%)
222
(5%)
 Black 5
(2%)
318
(8%)
 Asian 2
(1%)
15
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
9
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Ferrum Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 201
(79%)
2,218
(54%)
 Not Eligible 55
(21%)
1,657
(40%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
227
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,152 ranked schools in Virginia, Ferrum Elementary is ranked 616th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ferrum Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (78.5%) 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.

Ferrum Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 279
2006 253
2007 265
2008 248
2009 251
2010 242
2011 251
2012 251
2013 244
2014 239
2015 256

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 9.6
2006 10.5
2007 16.6
2008 15.5
2009 14.8
2010 15.1
2011 17.1
2012 16.1
2013 14.5
2014 13.9
2015 13.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.49820788530466
2006 0.48221343873518
2007 0.47547169811321
2008 0.5241935483871
2009 0.52589641434263
2010 0.54545454545455
2011 0.57768924302789
2012 0.61752988047809
2013 0.63114754098361
2014 0.60251046025105
2015 0.78515625

Compare Ferrum Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,370.0% 13.7:1
 
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 78.5%
 

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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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