Horace H. Epes Elementary



Horace H. Epes Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Horace H. Epes Elementary Students by Grade
PK 9
K 100
1 104
2 106
3 85
4 71
5 73
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Horace H. Epes Elementary is a public elementary school located in Newport News, VA in the Newport News City Public Schools. It enrolls 548 students in grades 1st through 12th. Horace H. Epes Elementary is the 546th largest public school in Virginia and the 17,664th largest nationally. It has 16.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 548
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 34
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 17,664th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Virginia: 546th out of 1,159
Student/Teacher Rank in Virginia: 600th out of 1,156
Full Time Teacher Rank in Virginia: 517th out of 1,156

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Horace H. Epes Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 305
(56%)
10,934
(51%)
 Female 243
(44%)
10,434
(49%)

Horace H. Epes Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 289
(53%)
11,295
(53%)
 Hispanic 120
(22%)
2,826
(13%)
 White 82
(15%)
5,194
(24%)
 Two or More 38
(7%)
1,425
(7%)
 Asian 17
(3%)
494
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
67
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
67
(0%)

Horace H. Epes Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 406
(74%)
12,453
(58%)
 Not Eligible 94
(17%)
7,475
(35%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 48
(9%)
1,440
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,152 ranked schools in Virginia, Horace H. Epes Elementary is ranked 127th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Horace H. Epes Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (82.8%) 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.

Horace H. Epes Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 550
2006 529
2007 518
2008 490
2009 543
2010 578
2011 532
2012 522
2013 540
2014 545
2015 548

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.5
2006 11.3
2007 13.5
2008 14.2
2009 14.9
2010 13.8
2011 21.3
2012 17.4
2013 15.2
2014 15
2015 16.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.68909090909091
2006 0.66729678638941
2007 0.72393822393822
2008 0.73877551020408
2009 0.71270718232044
2010 0.74221453287197
2011 0.7312030075188
2012 0.772030651341
2013 0.75185185185185
2014 0.85321100917431
2015 0.82846715328467

Compare Horace H. Epes Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,413.6% 14.1:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,610.0% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.7%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 82.8%
 

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