Douglass Park Elementary



Douglass Park Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Douglass Park Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 118
1 104
2 120
3 127
4 81
5 114
6 97
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Douglass Park Elementary is a public elementary school located in Portsmouth, VA in the Portsmouth City Public Schools. It enrolls 761 students in grades 1st through 12th. Douglass Park Elementary is the 152nd largest public school in Virginia and the 5,618th largest nationally. It has 17.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 761
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 44
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 5,618th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Virginia: 152nd out of 1,159
Student/Teacher Rank in Virginia: 792nd out of 1,156
Full Time Teacher Rank in Virginia: 199th out of 1,156

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Douglass Park Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 388
(51%)
4,359
(49%)
 Male 373
(49%)
4,481
(51%)

Douglass Park Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 738
(97%)
6,250
(71%)
 Hispanic 8
(1%)
269
(3%)
 Two or More 7
(1%)
275
(3%)
 White 5
(1%)
1,908
(22%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
79
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
30
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
29
(0%)

Douglass Park Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 758
(100%)
6,511
(74%)
 Not Eligible 3
(0%)
2,046
(23%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
283
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,152 ranked schools in Virginia, Douglass Park Elementary is ranked 8th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Douglass Park Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (99.6%) 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.

Douglass Park Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 776
2006 724
2007 741
2008 602
2009 674
2010 557
2011 647
2012 715
2013 723
2014 774
2015 761

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.9
2006 12.7
2007 19.5
2008 17.2
2009 21.1
2010 18.6
2011 19
2012 21
2013 18.5
2014 19.4
2015 17.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.68814432989691
2006 0.73342541436464
2007 0.68556005398111
2008 0.76079734219269
2009 0.76557863501484
2010 0.92100538599641
2011 0.8531684698609
2012 0.82517482517483
2013 0.9073305670816
2014 0.99612403100775
2015 0.99605781865966

Compare Douglass Park 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 99.6%
 

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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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