Big Sandy School



Big Sandy School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Big Sandy School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 18
1 24
2 18
3 25
4 27
5 28
6 24
7 19
8 20
9 25
10 26
11 31
12 29

Big Sandy School is a public high school of the Benton County School District located in Big Sandy, TN. It has 314 students in grades Kindergarten through 12th. Big Sandy School is the 332nd largest public high school in Tennessee and the 14,400th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 11.6 to 1.

Total Students: 314
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 27
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 14,400th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Tennessee: 332nd out of 433
Student/Teacher Rank in Tennessee: 59th out of 423
Full Time Teacher Rank in Tennessee: 296th out of 423

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Big Sandy School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 165
(53%)
540
(51%)
 Female 149
(47%)
519
(49%)

Big Sandy School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 307
(98%)
1,003
(95%)
 Hispanic 4
(1%)
15
(1%)
 Black 2
(1%)
27
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
6
(1%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
5
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Big Sandy School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 199
(63%)
636
(60%)
 Not Eligible 115
(37%)
423
(40%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Big Sandy School is ranked 290th out of 410 ranked schools in Tennessee, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Big Sandy School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (63.4%) is slightly higher than the state average of 52.4%. 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.

Big Sandy School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 440
2006 439
2007 442
2008 379
2009 365
2010 334
2011 327
2012 303
2013 318
2014 317
2015 314

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.2
2006 13.5
2007 14
2008 12.6
2009 12.2
2010 12.6
2011 11.7
2012 10.8
2013 11.4
2014 11.8
2015 11.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.63863636363636
2006 0.63553530751708
2007 0.60633484162896
2008 0.69129287598945
2009 0.63013698630137
2010 0.76946107784431
2011 0.65137614678899
2012 0.66666666666667
2013 0.64779874213836
2014 0.62145110410095
2015 0.63375796178344

Compare Big Sandy School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,160.0% 11.6:1
 
1,487.3% 14.9:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 52.4%
 
This School 63.4%
 

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