Simonsdale Elementary



Simonsdale Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Simonsdale Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 96
1 101
2 110
3 100
4 113
5 94
6 88
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Simonsdale Elementary is a public elementary school located in Portsmouth, VA in the Portsmouth City Public Schools. It enrolls 702 students in grades 1st through 12th. Simonsdale Elementary is the 240th largest public school in Virginia and the 7,904th largest nationally. It has 17.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 702
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 41
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 7,904th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Virginia: 240th out of 1,159
Student/Teacher Rank in Virginia: 761st out of 1,156
Full Time Teacher Rank in Virginia: 269th out of 1,156

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Simonsdale Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 375
(53%)
4,481
(51%)
 Female 327
(47%)
4,359
(49%)

Simonsdale Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 432
(62%)
1,908
(22%)
 Black 217
(31%)
6,250
(71%)
 Hispanic 24
(3%)
269
(3%)
 Two or More 22
(3%)
275
(3%)
 Asian 6
(1%)
79
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
29
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
30
(0%)

Simonsdale Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 351
(50%)
2,046
(23%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 327
(47%)
6,511
(74%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 24
(3%)
283
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,152 ranked schools in Virginia, Simonsdale Elementary is ranked 279th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Simonsdale Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (50.0%) 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.

Simonsdale Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 463
2006 468
2007 445
2008 362
2009 376
2010 360
2011 733
2012 757
2013 731
2014 717
2015 702

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.8
2006 15.6
2007 20.2
2008 18.1
2009 18.8
2010 18
2011 18.3
2012 18.5
2013 16.9
2014 17.9
2015 17.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.26565874730022
2006 0.23290598290598
2007 0.21797752808989
2008 0.29005524861878
2009 0.26595744680851
2010 0.24722222222222
2011 0.50477489768076
2012 0.49801849405548
2013 0.50615595075239
2014 0.4979079497908
2015 0.5

Compare Simonsdale Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,413.6% 14.1:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,710.0% 17.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.7%
 
This School 50.0%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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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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