Preston Park Elementary



Preston Park Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Preston Park Elementary Students by Grade
PK 18
K 81
1 70
2 95
3 82
4 59
5 70
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Preston Park Elementary is a public elementary school located in Roanoke, VA in the Roanoke City Public Schools. It enrolls 475 students in grades 1st through 12th. Preston Park Elementary is the 720th largest public school in Virginia and the 24,342nd largest nationally. It has 16.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 475
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 28.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 24,342nd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Virginia: 720th out of 1,159
Student/Teacher Rank in Virginia: 696th out of 1,156
Full Time Teacher Rank in Virginia: 741st out of 1,156

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Preston Park Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 241
(51%)
4,912
(48%)
 Male 234
(49%)
5,240
(52%)

Preston Park Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 166
(35%)
3,830
(38%)
 Hispanic 158
(33%)
1,149
(11%)
 Black 91
(19%)
4,535
(45%)
 Asian 42
(9%)
281
(3%)
 Two or More 18
(4%)
332
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
23
(0%)

Preston Park Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 472
(99%)
8,797
(87%)
 Not Eligible 3
(1%)
1,234
(12%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
121
(1%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,152 ranked schools in Virginia, Preston Park Elementary is ranked 111th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Preston Park Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (99.4%) 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.

Preston Park Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 165
2006 164
2007 193
2008 196
2009 366
2010 337
2011 394
2012 392
2013 444
2014 447
2015 475

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11
2006 8.6
2007 19.3
2008 17
2009 14.6
2010 13.3
2011 15
2012 14.7
2013 15.7
2014 17.3
2015 16.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.71515151515152
2006 0.6890243902439
2007 0.6580310880829
2008 0.8265306122449
2009 0.6775956284153
2010 0.69436201780415
2011 0.74619289340102
2012 0.76785714285714
2013 0.7545045045045
2014 0.8076062639821
2015 0.99368421052632

Compare Preston Park Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,413.6% 14.1:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,670.0% 16.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.7%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 99.4%
 

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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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