West Defuniak Elementary School



West Defuniak Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

West Defuniak Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 127
1 102
2 101
3 107
4 99
5 108
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

West Defuniak Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Defuniak Springs, FL in the Walton School District. It enrolls 644 students in grades 1st through 12th. West Defuniak Elementary School is the 968th largest public school in Florida and the 10,489th largest nationally. It has 15.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 644
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 42
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 10,489th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 968th out of 2,297
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 1,588th out of 2,205
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 1,159th out of 2,205

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West Defuniak Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 332
(52%)
3,202
(52%)
 Female 312
(48%)
2,966
(48%)

West Defuniak Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 416
(65%)
4,800
(78%)
 Hispanic 97
(15%)
566
(9%)
 Black 90
(14%)
435
(7%)
 Two or More 35
(5%)
295
(5%)
 Asian 5
(1%)
53
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
16
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

West Defuniak Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 405
(63%)
2,866
(46%)
 Not Eligible 185
(29%)
2,835
(46%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 54
(8%)
467
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,272 ranked schools in Florida, West Defuniak Elementary School is ranked 779th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of West Defuniak Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (71.3%) is slightly higher than the state average of 61.9%. 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 Defuniak Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 719
2006 700
2007 689
2008 586
2009 561
2010 611
2011 632
2012 644

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.3
2006 14.6
2007 14.7
2008 11.3
2009 12.8
2010 15
2011 15.2
2012 15.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.62726008344924
2006 0.63
2007 0.68795355587808
2008 0.73549488054608
2009 0.7379679144385
2010 0.68248772504092
2011 0.73575949367089
2012 0.71273291925466

Compare West Defuniak Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,380.9% 13.8:1
 
1,530.0% 15.3:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.9%
 
This School 71.3%
 

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Public PK - 05 644 15.3:1  
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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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