Pocahontas Elementary



Pocahontas Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Pocahontas Elementary Students by Grade
PK 21
K 98
1 76
2 98
3 93
4 103
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Pocahontas Elementary is a public elementary school located in Powhatan, VA in the Powhatan County Public Schools. It enrolls 489 students in grades 1st through 12th. Pocahontas Elementary is the 691st largest public school in Virginia and the 22,985th largest nationally. It has 14.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 489
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 34.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 22,985th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Virginia: 691st out of 1,159
Student/Teacher Rank in Virginia: 264th out of 1,156
Full Time Teacher Rank in Virginia: 502nd out of 1,156

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Pocahontas Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 272
(56%)
1,161
(54%)
 Female 217
(44%)
978
(46%)

Pocahontas Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 414
(85%)
1,882
(88%)
 Black 50
(10%)
132
(6%)
 Two or More 14
(3%)
50
(2%)
 Hispanic 6
(1%)
59
(3%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
8
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
4
(0%)

Pocahontas Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 361
(74%)
1,705
(80%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 104
(21%)
363
(17%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 24
(5%)
71
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,152 ranked schools in Virginia, Pocahontas Elementary is ranked 848th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Pocahontas Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (26.2%) is lower than the state average of 44.7%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Pocahontas Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 797
2006 807
2007 824
2008 562
2009 524
2010 527
2011 499
2012 482
2013 451
2014 467
2015 489

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.1
2006 12.6
2007 17.1
2008 17.2
2009 17.1
2010 17.2
2011 15.8
2012 15.3
2013 14.8
2014 14
2015 14.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.18569636135508
2006 0.17348203221809
2007 0.16140776699029
2008 0.29537366548043
2009 0.24809160305344
2010 0.28842504743833
2011 0.26653306613226
2012 0.25933609958506
2013 0.25720620842572
2014 0.24839400428266
2015 0.26175869120654

Compare Pocahontas Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,413.6% 14.1:1
 
1,420.0% 14.2:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 26.2%
 
State Average 44.7%
 
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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