Emily Spong Preschool Center



Emily Spong Preschool Center Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Emily Spong Preschool Center Students by Grade
PK 163
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Emily Spong Preschool Center is a public elementary school located in Portsmouth, VA in the Portsmouth City Public Schools. It enrolls 163 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 13.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 163
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 12

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Emily Spong Preschool Center Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 84
(52%)
4,481
(51%)
 Female 79
(48%)
4,359
(49%)

Emily Spong Preschool Center Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 124
(76%)
6,250
(71%)
 White 22
(13%)
1,908
(22%)
 Hispanic 8
(5%)
269
(3%)
 Two or More 8
(5%)
275
(3%)
 Asian 1
(1%)
79
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
30
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
29
(0%)

Emily Spong Preschool Center Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 99
(61%)
6,511
(74%)
 Not Eligible 48
(29%)
2,046
(23%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 16
(10%)
283
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Emily Spong Preschool Center students on free and reduced lunch assistance (70.6%) is 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.

Emily Spong Preschool Center Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 N/A
2006 N/A
2007 N/A
2009 N/A
2010 N/A
2011 N/A
2012 N/A
2013 124
2014 149
2015 163

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 N/A
2006 N/A
2007 N/A
2009 N/A
2010 N/A
2011 N/A
2012 N/A
2013 13.8
2014 14.9
2015 13.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005
2006
2007
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013 0.96774193548387
2014 0.75167785234899
2015 0.70552147239264

Compare Emily Spong Preschool Center to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,360.0% 13.6:1
 
1,413.6% 14.1:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.7%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 70.6%
 

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Public PK - PK 163 13.6:1  
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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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