Wards Creek Elementary School



Wards Creek Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Wards Creek Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 15
K 129
1 118
2 137
3 138
4 129
5 131
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Wards Creek Elementary School is a public elementary school located in St. Augustine, FL in the St. Johns School District. It enrolls 797 students in grades 1st through 12th. Wards Creek Elementary School is the 452nd largest public school in Florida and the 4,164th largest nationally. It has 15.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 797
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15:1
Full Time Teachers: 53
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 4,164th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 452nd out of 2,297
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 1,452nd out of 2,205
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 562nd out of 2,205

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Wards Creek Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 408
(51%)
10,923
(48%)
 Male 389
(49%)
11,655
(52%)

Wards Creek Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 654
(82%)
17,925
(79%)
 Hispanic 74
(9%)
1,567
(7%)
 Two or More 24
(3%)
534
(2%)
 Black 22
(3%)
1,741
(8%)
 Asian 21
(3%)
742
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
35
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
34
(0%)

Wards Creek Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 672
(84%)
16,990
(75%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 100
(13%)
4,738
(21%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 25
(3%)
850
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,272 ranked schools in Florida, Wards Creek Elementary School is ranked 1,900th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Wards Creek Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (15.7%) is significantly lower than the state average of 61.9%. 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.

Wards Creek Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2007 658
2008 681
2009 718
2010 741
2011 763
2012 797

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2007 15.7
2008 14.1
2009 16.1
2010 15.1
2011 15.3
2012 15

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2007 0.13373860182371
2008 0.12481644640235
2009 0.11977715877437
2010 0.14439946018893
2011 0.1389252948886
2012 0.15683814303639

Compare Wards Creek Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,380.9% 13.8:1
 
1,500.0% 15.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 15.7%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.9%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Wards Creek Elementary School
St. Augustine, FL
Public PK - 05 797 15:1  
Mill Creek Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 792 15.8:1 2 miles
Pacetti Bay Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 1,009 22.9:1 3 miles
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Private PK - 06 342 14:1 6 miles
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Public PK - 05 926 14.9:1 6 miles
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Private PK - KG 60 6:1 7 miles
Liberty Pines Academy
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Public PK - 08 1,319 17.4:1 8 miles
Cunningham Creek Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 761 14.4:1 9 miles
Palencia Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 532 14.8:1 9 miles
Hickory Creek Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 792 15.5:1 10 miles
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Public PK - 05 883 16.1:1 10 miles
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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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