Northern Shores Elementary



Northern Shores Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Northern Shores Elementary Students by Grade
PK 29
K 131
1 129
2 136
3 151
4 159
5 127
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Northern Shores Elementary is a public elementary school located in Suffolk, VA in the Suffolk City Public Schools. It enrolls 862 students in grades 1st through 12th. Northern Shores Elementary is the 73rd largest public school in Virginia and the 2,994th largest nationally. It has 18.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 862
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 46
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 2,994th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Virginia: 73rd out of 1,159
Student/Teacher Rank in Virginia: 955th out of 1,156
Full Time Teacher Rank in Virginia: 166th out of 1,156

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Northern Shores Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 432
(50%)
5,250
(51%)
 Female 430
(50%)
5,003
(49%)

Northern Shores Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 362
(42%)
3,354
(33%)
 Black 332
(39%)
5,627
(55%)
 Two or More 80
(9%)
549
(5%)
 Hispanic 66
(8%)
524
(5%)
 Asian 18
(2%)
163
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(0%)
16
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
20
(0%)

Northern Shores Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 694
(81%)
5,095
(50%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 127
(15%)
4,623
(45%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 41
(5%)
535
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,152 ranked schools in Virginia, Northern Shores Elementary is ranked 727th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Northern Shores Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (19.5%) 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.

Northern Shores Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 833
2006 673
2007 696
2008 690
2009 730
2010 784
2011 760
2012 771
2013 770
2014 821
2015 862

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.5
2006 14.3
2007 19.9
2008 19.4
2009 19.5
2010 21.2
2011 19
2012 19.8
2013 20.3
2014 20
2015 18.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.2484993997599
2006 0.12778603268945
2007 0.13362068965517
2008 0.18405797101449
2009 0.18356164383562
2010 0.16454081632653
2011 0.19078947368421
2012 0.19844357976654
2013 0.21298701298701
2014 0.23142509135201
2015 0.19489559164733

Compare Northern Shores Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,413.6% 14.1:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,870.0% 18.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 19.5%
 
State Average 44.7%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Public PK - 05 862 18.7:1  
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