Sontag Elementary



Sontag Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sontag Elementary Students by Grade
PK 33
K 50
1 73
2 56
3 55
4 43
5 52
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Sontag Elementary is a public elementary school located in Rocky Mount, VA in the Franklin County Public Schools. It enrolls 362 students in grades 1st through 12th. Sontag Elementary is the 922nd largest public school in Virginia and the 35,884th largest nationally. It has 15.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 362
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 23
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 35,884th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Virginia: 922nd out of 1,159
Student/Teacher Rank in Virginia: 521st out of 1,156
Full Time Teacher Rank in Virginia: 920th out of 1,156

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Sontag Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 189
(52%)
2,086
(51%)
 Female 173
(48%)
2,016
(49%)

Sontag Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 239
(66%)
3,227
(79%)
 Black 52
(14%)
318
(8%)
 Hispanic 39
(11%)
311
(8%)
 Two or More 32
(9%)
222
(5%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
15
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
9
(0%)

Sontag Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 311
(86%)
2,218
(54%)
 Not Eligible 51
(14%)
1,657
(40%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
227
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,152 ranked schools in Virginia, Sontag Elementary is ranked 354th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sontag Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (85.9%) 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.

Sontag Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 331
2006 366
2007 354
2008 337
2009 326
2010 314
2011 320
2012 310
2013 325
2014 343
2015 362

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.4
2006 13.2
2007 15.7
2008 14.3
2009 13
2010 13.7
2011 15.6
2012 15.2
2013 14.8
2014 14.9
2015 15.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.63141993957704
2006 0.64754098360656
2007 0.64689265536723
2008 0.74183976261128
2009 0.70858895705521
2010 0.73885350318471
2011 0.734375
2012 0.74193548387097
2013 0.72615384615385
2014 0.84839650145773
2015 0.85911602209945

Compare Sontag Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,413.6% 14.1:1
 
1,570.0% 15.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.7%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 85.9%
 

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