Gretna Elementary



Gretna Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Gretna Elementary Students by Grade
PK 42
K 102
1 98
2 100
3 81
4 90
5 84
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Gretna Elementary is a public elementary school located in Gretna, VA in the Pittsylvania County Public Schools. It enrolls 597 students in grades 1st through 12th. Gretna Elementary is the 428th largest public school in Virginia and the 13,881st largest nationally. It has 15.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 597
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 38.25
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 13,881st out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Virginia: 428th out of 1,159
Student/Teacher Rank in Virginia: 503rd out of 1,156
Full Time Teacher Rank in Virginia: 360th out of 1,156

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Gretna Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 315
(53%)
3,224
(51%)
 Female 282
(47%)
3,127
(49%)

Gretna Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 387
(65%)
4,428
(70%)
 Black 181
(30%)
1,455
(23%)
 Hispanic 18
(3%)
275
(4%)
 Two or More 9
(2%)
150
(2%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
30
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
9
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
4
(0%)

Gretna Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 353
(59%)
3,215
(51%)
 Not Eligible 185
(31%)
2,580
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 59
(10%)
556
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,152 ranked schools in Virginia, Gretna Elementary is ranked 180th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Gretna Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (69.0%) 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.

Gretna Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 570
2006 569
2007 581
2008 546
2009 545
2010 541
2011 562
2012 571
2013 574
2014 572
2015 597

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.7
2006 11.4
2007 15.3
2008 14.8
2009 14.7
2010 15.5
2011 14.8
2012 16
2013 15.6
2014 14.3
2015 15.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.55438596491228
2006 0.55536028119508
2007 0.5697074010327
2008 0.60989010989011
2009 0.64954128440367
2010 0.66728280961183
2011 0.63701067615658
2012 0.69001751313485
2013 0.69337979094077
2014 0.65559440559441
2015 0.69011725293132

Compare Gretna Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,413.6% 14.1:1
 
1,560.0% 15.6:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.7%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 69.0%
 

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