Pungoteague Elementary



Pungoteague Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Pungoteague Elementary Students by Grade
PK 32
K 70
1 85
2 73
3 78
4 71
5 83
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Pungoteague Elementary is a public elementary school located in Melfa, VA in the Accomack County Public Schools. It enrolls 492 students in grades 1st through 12th. Pungoteague Elementary is the 682nd largest public school in Virginia and the 22,704th largest nationally. It has 17.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 492
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 28
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 22,704th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Virginia: 682nd out of 1,159
Student/Teacher Rank in Virginia: 833rd out of 1,156
Full Time Teacher Rank in Virginia: 760th out of 1,156

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Pungoteague Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 255
(52%)
2,107
(53%)
 Female 237
(48%)
1,857
(47%)

Pungoteague Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 271
(55%)
1,452
(37%)
 White 114
(23%)
1,547
(39%)
 Hispanic 98
(20%)
901
(23%)
 Two or More 6
(1%)
23
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
5
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
32
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
4
(0%)

Pungoteague Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 358
(73%)
2,585
(65%)
 Not Eligible 98
(20%)
1,145
(29%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 36
(7%)
234
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,152 ranked schools in Virginia, Pungoteague Elementary is ranked 206th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Pungoteague Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (80.1%) 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.

Pungoteague Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 516
2006 525
2007 514
2008 530
2009 525
2010 536
2011 533
2012 505
2013 530
2014 510
2015 492

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.7
2006 12.9
2007 15.6
2008 16.1
2009 16.4
2010 23.1
2011 20.5
2012 20.2
2013 20.4
2014 21.2
2015 17.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.73255813953488
2006 0.72190476190476
2007 0.72373540856031
2008 0.72075471698113
2009 0.75428571428571
2010 0.76492537313433
2011 0.75046904315197
2012 0.77029702970297
2013 0.8377358490566
2014 0.82156862745098
2015 0.80081300813008

Compare Pungoteague Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,413.6% 14.1:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,760.0% 17.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.7%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 80.1%
 

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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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