South Boston Elementary



South Boston Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

South Boston Elementary Students by Grade
PK 3
K 129
1 110
2 128
3 107
4 126
5 126
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

South Boston Elementary is a public elementary school located in South Boston, VA in the Halifax County Public Schools. It enrolls 729 students in grades 1st through 12th. South Boston Elementary is the 193rd largest public school in Virginia and the 6,783rd largest nationally. It has 13.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 729
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 52.26
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 6,783rd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Virginia: 193rd out of 1,159
Student/Teacher Rank in Virginia: 218th out of 1,156
Full Time Teacher Rank in Virginia: 78th out of 1,156

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South Boston Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 386
(53%)
1,864
(50%)
 Male 343
(47%)
1,900
(50%)

South Boston Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 392
(54%)
1,590
(42%)
 White 266
(36%)
1,917
(51%)
 Hispanic 28
(4%)
100
(3%)
 Two or More 25
(3%)
123
(3%)
 Asian 18
(2%)
30
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

South Boston Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 416
(57%)
2,074
(55%)
 Not Eligible 266
(36%)
1,385
(37%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 47
(6%)
305
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,152 ranked schools in Virginia, South Boston Elementary is ranked 118th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of South Boston Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (63.5%) is 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.

South Boston Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2007 851
2008 866
2009 896
2010 803
2011 781
2012 768
2013 751
2014 744
2015 729

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2007 17.8
2008 17.7
2009 18.3
2010 19.6
2011 16.1
2012 16
2013 15
2014 15.2
2015 13.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2007 0.60399529964747
2008 0.63394919168591
2009 0.65290178571429
2010 0.61768368617684
2011 0.63380281690141
2012 0.67578125
2013 0.64447403462051
2014 0.64650537634409
2015 0.63511659807956

Compare South Boston Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,390.0% 13.9:1
 
1,413.6% 14.1:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.7%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 63.5%
 

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Public PK - 05 729 13.9:1  
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Public PK - PK 108 13:1 1 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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