Spotswood Elementary



Spotswood Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Spotswood Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 147
1 16
2 90
3 85
4 107
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Spotswood Elementary is a public elementary school located in Harrisonburg, VA in the Harrisonburg City Public Schools. It enrolls 445 students in grades 1st through 12th. Spotswood Elementary is the 791st largest public school in Virginia and the 27,391st largest nationally. It has 11.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 445
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 39.88
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 27,391st out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Virginia: 791st out of 1,159
Student/Teacher Rank in Virginia: 28th out of 1,156
Full Time Teacher Rank in Virginia: 308th out of 1,156

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Spotswood Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 224
(50%)
2,084
(49%)
 Male 221
(50%)
2,189
(51%)

Spotswood Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 251
(56%)
1,930
(45%)
 White 125
(28%)
1,630
(38%)
 Black 42
(9%)
410
(10%)
 Two or More 20
(4%)
189
(4%)
 Asian 6
(1%)
107
(3%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

Spotswood Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 374
(84%)
2,756
(64%)
 Not Eligible 58
(13%)
1,217
(28%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 13
(3%)
300
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,152 ranked schools in Virginia, Spotswood Elementary is ranked 217th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Spotswood Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (87.0%) 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.

Spotswood Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 474
2006 455
2007 510
2008 374
2009 393
2010 385
2011 429
2012 439
2013 437
2014 438
2015 445

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 10.8
2006 8.6
2007 13.5
2008 12.8
2009 13.1
2010 12.8
2011 14.8
2012 10.7
2013 11.2
2014 10.9
2015 11.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.74472573839662
2006 0.80659340659341
2007 0.75098039215686
2008 0.77005347593583
2009 0.79898218829517
2010 0.95584415584416
2011 0.99067599067599
2012 0.88154897494305
2013 0.91762013729977
2014 0.88127853881279
2015 0.86966292134831

Compare Spotswood Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,120.0% 11.2:1
 
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 87.0%
 

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Spotswood Elementary
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Public KG - 04 445 11.2:1  
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Eastern Mennonite School
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Private KG - 12 377 10:1 3 miles
Berea Christian School
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Private 01 - 12 137 12:1 3 miles
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Public PK - 04 521 17.2:1 3 miles
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Private PK - 08 114 7:1 4 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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