Phillis Wheatley Middle School



Phillis Wheatley Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Phillis Wheatley Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 198
6 192
7 185
8 182
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Phillis Wheatley Middle School is a public elementary school located in Bridgeville, DE in the Woodbridge School District. It enrolls 757 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 16.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 757
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 46

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Phillis Wheatley Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 413
(55%)
896
(53%)
 Female 344
(45%)
781
(47%)

Phillis Wheatley Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 380
(50%)
814
(49%)
 Black 236
(31%)
466
(28%)
 Hispanic 120
(16%)
327
(19%)
 Two or More 12
(2%)
50
(3%)
 Asian 7
(1%)
14
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
6
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Phillis Wheatley Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 511
(68%)
1,135
(68%)
 Not Eligible 214
(28%)
481
(29%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 32
(4%)
61
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Phillis Wheatley Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (71.7%) is higher than the state average of 54.7%. 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.

Phillis Wheatley Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 669
2006 676
2007 692
2008 654
2009 645
2010 683
2011 730
2012 757

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.6
2006 15.4
2007 15.4
2008 15.2
2009 14.7
2010 15.9
2011 16.2
2012 16.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.56651718983558
2006 0.53402366863905
2007 0.52167630057803
2008 0.56574923547401
2009 0.63720930232558
2010 0.68667642752562
2011 0.62465753424658
2012 0.71730515191546

Compare Phillis Wheatley Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,291.2% 12.9:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,650.0% 16.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.7%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 71.7%
 

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Public 05 - 08 757 16.5:1  
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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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