Falling Creek Elementary



Falling Creek Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Falling Creek Elementary Students by Grade
PK 50
K 106
1 140
2 121
3 123
4 113
5 101
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Falling Creek Elementary is a public elementary school located in Richmond, VA in the Chesterfield County Public Schools. It enrolls 754 students in grades 1st through 12th. Falling Creek Elementary is the 160th largest public school in Virginia and the 5,849th largest nationally. It has 15.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 754
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 49.91
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 5,849th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Virginia: 160th out of 1,159
Student/Teacher Rank in Virginia: 410th out of 1,156
Full Time Teacher Rank in Virginia: 107th out of 1,156

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Falling Creek Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 410
(54%)
20,869
(51%)
 Female 344
(46%)
19,770
(49%)

Falling Creek Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 308
(41%)
6,006
(15%)
 Black 305
(40%)
10,143
(25%)
 White 83
(11%)
21,050
(52%)
 Asian 33
(4%)
1,396
(3%)
 Two or More 22
(3%)
1,886
(5%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
71
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
87
(0%)

Falling Creek Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 526
(70%)
11,762
(29%)
 Not Eligible 179
(24%)
26,726
(66%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 49
(6%)
2,151
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,152 ranked schools in Virginia, Falling Creek Elementary is ranked 45th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Falling Creek Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (76.3%) 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.

Falling Creek Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 565
2006 565
2007 591
2008 572
2009 657
2010 639
2011 709
2012 726
2013 716
2014 744
2015 754

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.8
2006 12.1
2007 14.6
2008 14.4
2009 16.6
2010 15.2
2011 17.3
2012 20.2
2013 15.6
2014 16.4
2015 15.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.58407079646018
2006 0.61946902654867
2007 0.65143824027073
2008 0.65734265734266
2009 0.71232876712329
2010 0.73552425665102
2011 0.73201692524683
2012 0.73002754820937
2013 0.73743016759777
2014 0.73521505376344
2015 0.76259946949602

Compare Falling Creek Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,413.6% 14.1:1
 
1,510.0% 15.1:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.7%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 76.3%
 

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Public PK - 05 754 15.1:1  
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Public 06 - 08 601 13.2:1 2 miles
Richmond Christian School
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Private KG - 12 281 11:1 3 miles
Southside Baptist Christian School
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Private PK - 12 66 3:1 3 miles
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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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