Sonnie Penn Elementary



Sonnie Penn Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sonnie Penn Elementary Students by Grade
PK 18
K 127
1 147
2 140
3 130
4 125
5 134
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Sonnie Penn Elementary is a public elementary school located in Woodbridge, VA in the Prince William County Public Schools. It enrolls 821 students in grades 1st through 12th. Sonnie Penn Elementary is the 95th largest public school in Virginia and the 3,866th largest nationally. It has 17.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 821
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17:1
Full Time Teachers: 48.17
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 3,866th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Virginia: 95th out of 1,159
Student/Teacher Rank in Virginia: 744th out of 1,156
Full Time Teacher Rank in Virginia: 129th out of 1,156

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Sonnie Penn Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 412
(50%)
29,855
(49%)
 Male 409
(50%)
31,378
(51%)

Sonnie Penn Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 237
(29%)
19,448
(32%)
 Black 226
(28%)
12,381
(20%)
 Hispanic 212
(26%)
20,321
(33%)
 Asian 88
(11%)
5,014
(8%)
 Two or More 55
(7%)
3,793
(6%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(0%)
140
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
136
(0%)

Sonnie Penn Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 523
(64%)
35,638
(58%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 252
(31%)
20,870
(34%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 46
(6%)
4,725
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,152 ranked schools in Virginia, Sonnie Penn Elementary is ranked 384th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sonnie Penn Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (36.3%) is slightly 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.

Sonnie Penn Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 874
2006 557
2007 543
2008 579
2009 587
2010 638
2011 664
2012 656
2013 737
2014 831
2015 821

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.9
2006 14.1
2007 17.5
2008 18.7
2009 17.8
2010 19.6
2011 22.4
2012 18.3
2013 19.3
2014 18.4
2015 17

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.30778032036613
2006 0.31777378815081
2007 0.29650092081031
2008 0.32469775474957
2009 0.33560477001704
2010 0.36206896551724
2011 0.35240963855422
2012 0.34298780487805
2013 0.34192672998643
2014 0.37545126353791
2015 0.36297198538368

Compare Sonnie Penn Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,413.6% 14.1:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,700.0% 17.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 36.3%
 
State Average 44.7%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Public PK - 05 821 17:1  
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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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