Sussex Central Elementary



Sussex Central Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sussex Central Elementary Students by Grade
PK 30
K 69
1 78
2 85
3 76
4 76
5 70
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Sussex Central Elementary is a public elementary school located in Sussex, VA in the Sussex County Public Schools. It enrolls 484 students in grades 1st through 12th. Sussex Central Elementary is the 700th largest public school in Virginia and the 23,455th largest nationally. It has 13.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 484
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 35
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 23,455th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Virginia: 700th out of 1,159
Student/Teacher Rank in Virginia: 206th out of 1,156
Full Time Teacher Rank in Virginia: 475th out of 1,156

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Sussex Central Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 245
(51%)
373
(51%)
 Female 239
(49%)
357
(49%)

Sussex Central Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 370
(76%)
559
(77%)
 White 99
(20%)
143
(20%)
 Hispanic 8
(2%)
16
(2%)
 Two or More 6
(1%)
10
(1%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
2
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Sussex Central Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 384
(79%)
580
(79%)
 Not Eligible 100
(21%)
150
(21%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,152 ranked schools in Virginia, Sussex Central Elementary is ranked 222nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sussex Central Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (79.3%) 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.

Sussex Central Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2013 484
2014 499
2015 484

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2013 12.4
2014 15.1
2015 13.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2013 0.8698347107438
2014 0.91783567134269
2015 0.79338842975207

Compare Sussex Central Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,380.0% 13.8:1
 
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 79.3%
 

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