Welch (major George S.) Elementary School



Welch (major George S.) Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Welch (major George S.) Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 69
1 84
2 70
3 70
4 71
5 80
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Welch (major George S.) Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Dover, DE in the Caesar Rodney School District. It enrolls 444 students in grades 1st through 12th. Welch (major George S.) Elementary School is the 73rd largest public school in Delaware and the 27,051st largest nationally. It has 15.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 444
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 28
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 27,051st out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Delaware: 73rd out of 123
Student/Teacher Rank in Delaware: 88th out of 122
Full Time Teacher Rank in Delaware: 93rd out of 122

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Welch (major George S.) Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 224
(50%)
2,818
(51%)
 Female 220
(50%)
2,660
(49%)

Welch (major George S.) Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 278
(63%)
3,226
(59%)
 Black 83
(19%)
1,456
(27%)
 Hispanic 55
(12%)
394
(7%)
 Two or More 14
(3%)
183
(3%)
 Asian 13
(3%)
192
(4%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
25
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Welch (major George S.) Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 325
(73%)
2,970
(54%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 69
(16%)
281
(5%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 50
(11%)
2,227
(41%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 123 ranked schools in Delaware, Welch (major George S.) Elementary School is ranked 107th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Welch (major George S.) Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (26.8%) is significantly lower than the state average of 54.7%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Welch (major George S.) Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 407
2006 400
2007 263
2008 308
2009 341
2010 461
2011 454
2012 444

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.3
2006 15.4
2007 10.3
2008 11.2
2009 11.8
2010 17.7
2011 16.8
2012 15.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.19164619164619
2006 0.24
2007 0.36501901140684
2008 0.35064935064935
2009 0.34310850439883
2010 0.25379609544469
2011 0.32599118942731
2012 0.26801801801802

Compare Welch (major George S.) Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,291.2% 12.9:1
 
1,590.0% 15.9:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 26.8%
 
State Average 54.7%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Public KG - 05 444 15.9:1  
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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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