Wisdom Academy for Young Scientists



Wisdom Academy for Young Scientists Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Wisdom Academy for Young Scientists Students by Grade
PK 0
K 99
1 106
2 95
3 80
4 82
5 60
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Wisdom Academy for Young Scientists is a public elementary school located in Los Angeles, CA in the Los Angeles County Office of Education School District. It enrolls 522 students in grades 1st through 12th. Wisdom Academy for Young Scientists is the 3,091st largest public school in California and the 19,513th largest nationally. It has 24.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 522
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 24.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 21
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 19,513th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 3,091st out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 3,408th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 3,130th out of 6,159

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Wisdom Academy for Young Scientists Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 261
(50%)
2,704
(59%)
 Female 261
(50%)
1,867
(41%)

Wisdom Academy for Young Scientists Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 274
(52%)
877
(19%)
 Hispanic 244
(47%)
3,345
(73%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
6
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
37
(1%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
72
(2%)
 White 1
(0%)
226
(5%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
8
(0%)

Wisdom Academy for Young Scientists Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 505
(97%)
3,150
(69%)
 Not Eligible 14
(3%)
1,175
(26%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 3
(1%)
246
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Wisdom Academy for Young Scientists is ranked 1,211th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Wisdom Academy for Young Scientists students on free and reduced lunch assistance (97.3%) is significantly higher than the state average of 58.5%. 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 Wisdom Academy for Young Scientists to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,490.0% 24.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 97.3%
 

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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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