Meherrin Elementary



Meherrin Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Meherrin Elementary Students by Grade
PK 29
K 44
1 49
2 58
3 53
4 40
5 49
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Meherrin Elementary is a public elementary school located in Newsoms, VA in the Southampton County Public Schools. It enrolls 322 students in grades 1st through 12th. Meherrin Elementary is the 975th largest public school in Virginia and the 39,638th largest nationally. It has 16.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 322
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 19.25
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 39,638th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Virginia: 975th out of 1,159
Student/Teacher Rank in Virginia: 696th out of 1,156
Full Time Teacher Rank in Virginia: 1,014th out of 1,156

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Meherrin Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 176
(55%)
1,003
(51%)
 Female 146
(45%)
979
(49%)

Meherrin Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 160
(50%)
1,048
(53%)
 Black 147
(46%)
841
(42%)
 Two or More 9
(3%)
49
(2%)
 Hispanic 4
(1%)
25
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(1%)
10
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
6
(0%)

Meherrin Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 152
(47%)
1,020
(51%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 144
(45%)
806
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 26
(8%)
156
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,152 ranked schools in Virginia, Meherrin Elementary is ranked 717th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Meherrin Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (52.8%) is slightly 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 Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 268
2006 288
2007 320
2008 286
2009 289
2010 302
2011 301
2012 295
2013 312
2014 323
2015 322

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 9.2
2006 10.1
2007 16.6
2008 14.1
2009 14.3
2010 17.5
2011 16.5
2012 17.1
2013 16.2
2014 16
2015 16.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.65671641791045
2006 0.65277777777778
2007 0.61875
2008 0.55244755244755
2009 0.56401384083045
2010 0.56622516556291
2011 0.60797342192691
2012 0.65762711864407
2013 0.62179487179487
2014 0.61300309597523
2015 0.52795031055901

Compare Meherrin Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,413.6% 14.1:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,670.0% 16.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.7%
 
This School 52.8%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Meherrin Elementary
Newsoms, VA
Public PK - 05 322 16.7:1  
Southampton Middle School
Courtland, VA
Public 06 - 08 622 16.1:1 6 miles
Capron Elementary
Capron, VA
Public PK - 05 192 12.6:1 6 miles
Southampton Academy
Courtland, VA
Private PK - 12 396 8:1 7 miles
Riverdale Elementary
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Public PK - 05 549 17:1 10 miles
Willis Hare Elementary
Pendleton, NC
Public PK - 04 332 16.5:1 11 miles
S.p. Morton Elementary
Franklin, VA
Public PK - 05 591 13.1:1 12 miles
Joseph P. King Junior Middle School
Franklin, VA
Public 06 - 08 245 11.6:1 12 miles
Riverview Elementary
Murfreesboro, NC
Public PK - 06 473 14.9:1 14 miles
Conway Middle School
Conway, NC
Public 05 - 08 373 19.6:1 15 miles
Nottoway Elementary
Sedley, VA
Public PK - 05 297 17.2:1 17 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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