Russell Prater Elementary



Russell Prater Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Russell Prater Elementary Students by Grade
PK 17
K 20
1 21
2 18
3 13
4 9
5 13
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Russell Prater Elementary is a public elementary school located in Vansant, VA in the Buchanan County Public Schools. It enrolls 111 students in grades 1st through 12th. Russell Prater Elementary is the 1,145th largest public school in Virginia and the 52,392nd largest nationally. It has 11.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 111
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 10
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 52,392nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Virginia: 1,145th out of 1,162
Student/Teacher Rank in Virginia: 30th out of 1,157
Full Time Teacher Rank in Virginia: 1,132nd out of 1,157

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Russell Prater Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 56
(50%)
1,084
(51%)
 Female 55
(50%)
1,032
(49%)

Russell Prater Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 110
(99%)
2,099
(99%)
 Hispanic 1
(1%)
5
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Black 0
(0%)
2
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
7
(0%)

Russell Prater Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 73
(66%)
1,192
(56%)
 Not Eligible 27
(24%)
693
(33%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 11
(10%)
231
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,154 ranked schools in Virginia, Russell Prater Elementary is ranked 969th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Russell Prater Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (75.7%) is significantly higher than the state average of 42.6%. 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.

Russell Prater Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 100
2006 101
2007 109
2008 112
2009 116
2010 123
2011 125
2012 111

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 7.1
2006 7.9
2007 10.9
2008 11.9
2009 12.9
2010 13.7
2011 12.5
2012 11.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.94
2006 0.84158415841584
2007 0.80733944954128
2008 0.78571428571429
2009 0.75
2010 0.8130081300813
2011 0.808
2012 0.75675675675676

Compare Russell Prater Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,110.0% 11.1:1
 
1,436.1% 14.4:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 42.6%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 75.7%
 

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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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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