Elk Knob Elementary



Elk Knob Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Elk Knob Elementary Students by Grade
PK 43
K 58
1 59
2 49
3 55
4 53
5 63
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Elk Knob Elementary is a public elementary school located in Pennington Gap, VA in the Lee County Public Schools. It enrolls 380 students in grades 1st through 12th. Elk Knob Elementary is the 902nd largest public school in Virginia and the 34,127th largest nationally. It has 17.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 380
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 22
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 34,127th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Virginia: 902nd out of 1,159
Student/Teacher Rank in Virginia: 792nd out of 1,156
Full Time Teacher Rank in Virginia: 952nd out of 1,156

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Elk Knob Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 200
(53%)
1,243
(54%)
 Female 180
(47%)
1,075
(46%)

Elk Knob Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 364
(96%)
2,254
(97%)
 Black 5
(1%)
13
(1%)
 Hispanic 5
(1%)
32
(1%)
 Two or More 3
(1%)
14
(1%)
 Asian 2
(1%)
3
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Elk Knob Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 274
(72%)
1,576
(68%)
 Not Eligible 106
(28%)
707
(31%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
35
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,152 ranked schools in Virginia, Elk Knob Elementary is ranked 439th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Elk Knob Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (72.1%) 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.

Elk Knob Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 291
2006 275
2007 326
2008 350
2009 380
2010 364
2011 374
2012 414
2013 408
2014 378
2015 380

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.1
2006 10.7
2007 29.4
2008 20.3
2009 21.5
2010 20.4
2011 17
2012 18.8
2013 19.4
2014 18
2015 17.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.50515463917526
2006 0.55636363636364
2007 0.47852760736196
2008 0.50285714285714
2009 0.52631578947368
2010 0.49725274725275
2011 0.54010695187166
2012 0.54347826086957
2013 0.57352941176471
2014 0.54761904761905
2015 0.72105263157895

Compare Elk Knob Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,413.6% 14.1:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,730.0% 17.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.7%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 72.1%
 

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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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