Fries School



Fries School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Fries School Students by Grade
PK 11
K 35
1 28
2 24
3 38
4 32
5 34
6 20
7 28
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Fries School is a public elementary school located in Fries, VA in the Grayson County Public Schools. It enrolls 250 students in grades 1st through 12th. Fries School is the 1,062nd largest public school in Virginia and the 45,462nd largest nationally. It has 14.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 250
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 17
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 45,462nd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Virginia: 1,062nd out of 1,159
Student/Teacher Rank in Virginia: 348th out of 1,156
Full Time Teacher Rank in Virginia: 1,057th out of 1,156

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Fries School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 126
(50%)
505
(50%)
 Male 124
(50%)
503
(50%)

Fries School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 221
(88%)
892
(88%)
 Hispanic 25
(10%)
84
(8%)
 Black 4
(2%)
26
(3%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
6
(1%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Fries School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 165
(66%)
616
(61%)
 Not Eligible 59
(24%)
293
(29%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 26
(10%)
99
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,152 ranked schools in Virginia, Fries School is ranked 644th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Fries School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (76.4%) 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.

Fries School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2007 160
2008 145
2009 144
2010 266
2011 265
2012 261
2013 242
2014 262
2015 250

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2007 25.8
2008 14.6
2009 14
2010 13.9
2011 13.5
2012 12.9
2013 11.9
2014 13.8
2015 14.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2007 0.58125
2008 0.63448275862069
2009 0.6875
2010 0.35338345864662
2011 0.74339622641509
2012 0.70498084291188
2013 0.72314049586777
2014 0.72900763358779
2015 0.764

Compare Fries School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,413.6% 14.1:1
 
1,470.0% 14.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.7%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 76.4%
 

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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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