Big Elm Elementary School



Big Elm Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Big Elm Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 78
K 113
1 121
2 88
3 100
4 105
5 108
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Big Elm Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Shinnston, WV in the Harrison County School District. It enrolls 713 students in grades 1st through 12th. Big Elm Elementary School is the 11th largest public school in West Virginia and the 7,421st largest nationally. It has 16.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 713
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 43

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Big Elm Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 389
(55%)
4,107
(53%)
 Female 324
(45%)
3,641
(47%)

Big Elm Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 686
(96%)
7,211
(93%)
 Hispanic 10
(1%)
98
(1%)
 Two or More 9
(1%)
214
(3%)
 Black 6
(1%)
165
(2%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
55
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
2
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

Big Elm Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 373
(52%)
4,203
(54%)
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 340
(48%)
3,545
(46%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 444 ranked schools in West Virginia, Big Elm Elementary School is ranked 22nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Big Elm Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (47.7%) is slightly lower than the state average of 51.4%. 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.

Big Elm Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 656
2006 684
2007 689
2008 673
2009 667
2010 673
2011 694
2012 698
2013 715
2014 740
2015 713

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.6
2006 17
2007 17.6
2008 16.5
2009 16.9
2010 16
2011 16
2012 16.6
2013 17.5
2014 17.6
2015 16.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.53963414634146
2006 0.52923976608187
2007 0.53701015965167
2008 0.52897473997028
2009 0.52173913043478
2010 0.55126300148588
2011 0.54322766570605
2012 0.59598853868195
2013 0.55804195804196
2014 0.5472972972973
2015 0.47685834502104

Compare Big Elm Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,401.2% 14.0:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,660.0% 16.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 47.7%
 
State Average 51.4%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Public PK - 05 713 16.6:1  
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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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