West End Academy



West End Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

West End Academy Students by Grade
PK 66
K 145
1 137
2 123
3 106
4 113
5 93
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

West End Academy is a public elementary school located in Birmingham, AL in the Birmingham City School District. It enrolls 783 students in grades 1st through 12th. West End Academy is the 95th largest public school in Alabama and the 4,548th largest nationally. It has 16.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 783
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 47
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 4,548th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Alabama: 95th out of 789
Student/Teacher Rank in Alabama: 690th out of 783
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alabama: 183rd out of 783

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West End Academy Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 402
(51%)
9,394
(51%)
 Female 381
(49%)
9,148
(49%)

West End Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 774
(99%)
17,427
(94%)
 Hispanic 4
(1%)
784
(4%)
 Two or More 2
(0%)
92
(0%)
 White 2
(0%)
182
(1%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
45
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
10
(0%)

West End Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 678
(87%)
15,650
(84%)
 Not Eligible 97
(12%)
2,334
(13%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 8
(1%)
558
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 781 ranked schools in Alabama, West End Academy is ranked 18th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of West End Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (87.6%) is significantly higher than the state average of 60.8%. 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.

Compare West End Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,327.8% 13.3:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,670.0% 16.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 60.8%
 
This School 87.6%
 

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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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