Palestine-Wheatley Middle School



Palestine-Wheatley Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Palestine-Wheatley Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 54
6 48
7 59
8 67
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Palestine-Wheatley Middle School is a public elementary school located in Wheatley, AR in the Palestine-Wheatley School. School District. It enrolls 228 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 14.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 228
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14:1
Full Time Teachers: 16.26

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Palestine-Wheatley Middle School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 119
(52%)
255
(52%)
 Female 109
(48%)
234
(48%)

Palestine-Wheatley Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 182
(80%)
396
(81%)
 Black 40
(18%)
82
(17%)
 Hispanic 5
(2%)
10
(2%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Palestine-Wheatley Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 225
(99%)
482
(99%)
 Not Eligible 3
(1%)
6
(1%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Palestine-Wheatley Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (98.7%) is significantly higher than the state average of 65.0%. 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.

Palestine-Wheatley Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 177
2006 173
2007 184
2008 196
2009 218
2010 233
2011 222
2012 228

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.6
2006 12.4
2007 14.2
2008 14
2009 11.9
2010 14.1
2011 13.1
2012 14

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.80790960451977
2006 0.96531791907514
2007 0.85326086956522
2008 0.8265306122449
2009 0.84403669724771
2010 0.98712446351931
2011 0.98648648648649
2012 0.98684210526316

Compare Palestine-Wheatley Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,400.0% 14.0:1
 
1,441.1% 14.4:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 65.0%
 
This School 98.7%
 

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Public 05 - 08 228 14:1  
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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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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