West Seaford Elementary School



West Seaford Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

West Seaford Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 68
1 70
2 67
3 57
4 58
5 42
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

West Seaford Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Seaford, DE in the Seaford School District. It enrolls 362 students in grades 1st through 12th. West Seaford Elementary School is the 95th largest public school in Delaware and the 35,472nd largest nationally. It has 17.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 362
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 21
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 35,472nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Delaware: 95th out of 123
Student/Teacher Rank in Delaware: 112th out of 122
Full Time Teacher Rank in Delaware: 111th out of 122

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West Seaford Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 182
(50%)
1,324
(51%)
 Female 180
(50%)
1,270
(49%)

West Seaford Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 141
(39%)
878
(34%)
 White 122
(34%)
1,141
(44%)
 Hispanic 69
(19%)
386
(15%)
 Two or More 15
(4%)
135
(5%)
 Asian 12
(3%)
37
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(1%)
13
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
4
(0%)

West Seaford Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 296
(82%)
1,830
(71%)
 Not Eligible 51
(14%)
641
(25%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 15
(4%)
123
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 123 ranked schools in Delaware, West Seaford Elementary School is ranked 43rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of West Seaford Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (85.9%) is significantly 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.

West Seaford Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 427
2006 441
2007 437
2008 456
2009 443
2010 428
2011 355
2012 362

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.6
2006 13.8
2007 14.6
2008 15.2
2009 13.8
2010 14.3
2011 16.1
2012 17.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.60421545667447
2006 0.60770975056689
2007 0.61327231121281
2008 0.67982456140351
2009 0.72234762979684
2010 0.71728971962617
2011 0.84507042253521
2012 0.85911602209945

Compare West Seaford Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,291.2% 12.9:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,720.0% 17.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.7%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 85.9%
 

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Public KG - 05 362 17.2:1  
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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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