Meherrin Powellton Elementary



Meherrin Powellton Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Meherrin Powellton Elementary Students by Grade
PK 22
K 37
1 46
2 40
3 42
4 38
5 43
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Meherrin Powellton Elementary is a public elementary school located in Lawrenceville, VA in the Brunswick County Public Schools. It enrolls 268 students in grades 1st through 12th. Meherrin Powellton Elementary is the 1,038th largest public school in Virginia and the 44,187th largest nationally. It has 15.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 268
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 17
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 44,187th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Virginia: 1,038th out of 1,159
Student/Teacher Rank in Virginia: 544th out of 1,156
Full Time Teacher Rank in Virginia: 1,057th out of 1,156

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Meherrin Powellton Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 141
(53%)
663
(53%)
 Female 127
(47%)
577
(47%)

Meherrin Powellton Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 146
(54%)
909
(73%)
 White 85
(32%)
248
(20%)
 Hispanic 31
(12%)
55
(4%)
 Two or More 6
(2%)
26
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Meherrin Powellton Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 256
(96%)
1,189
(96%)
 Not Eligible 12
(4%)
51
(4%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,152 ranked schools in Virginia, Meherrin Powellton Elementary is ranked 487th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Meherrin Powellton Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (95.5%) 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.

Meherrin Powellton Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 337
2006 312
2007 314
2008 303
2009 313
2010 287
2011 281
2012 273
2013 267
2014 276
2015 268

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.6
2006 10.4
2007 13.1
2008 12.1
2009 14.2
2010 13
2011 14
2012 15.2
2013 14.8
2014 15.3
2015 15.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.76854599406528
2006 0.71794871794872
2007 0.75477707006369
2008 0.78217821782178
2009 0.75079872204473
2010 0.78397212543554
2011 0.77580071174377
2012 0.8021978021978
2013 0.84269662921348
2014 0.84782608695652
2015 0.95522388059701

Compare Meherrin Powellton Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,413.6% 14.1:1
 
1,580.0% 15.8:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.7%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 95.5%
 

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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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