Ernest Ward Middle School



Ernest Ward Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ernest Ward Middle School Students by Grade
PK 1
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 145
7 151
8 165
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ernest Ward Middle School is a public elementary school located in Walnut Hill, FL in the Escambia School District. It enrolls 462 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 15.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 462
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 29

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Ernest Ward Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 234
(51%)
14,503
(48%)
 Male 228
(49%)
15,847
(52%)

Ernest Ward Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 342
(74%)
14,935
(49%)
 Black 80
(17%)
10,806
(36%)
 Two or More 16
(3%)
2,014
(7%)
 American Indian 13
(3%)
270
(1%)
 Hispanic 9
(2%)
1,587
(5%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
677
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
61
(0%)

Ernest Ward Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 253
(55%)
17,861
(59%)
 Not Eligible 164
(35%)
10,492
(35%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 45
(10%)
1,997
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Ernest Ward Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (64.5%) 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.

Ernest Ward Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 383
2006 446
2007 454
2008 457
2009 514
2010 485
2011 460
2012 462

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.2
2006 20.3
2007 16.5
2008 15.4
2009 16.1
2010 14.7
2011 14.4
2012 15.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.53524804177546
2006 0.48206278026906
2007 0.51321585903084
2008 0.51203501094092
2009 0.60700389105058
2010 0.6
2011 0.61521739130435
2012 0.64502164502165

Compare Ernest Ward Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,380.9% 13.8:1
 
1,590.0% 15.9:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.9%
 
This School 64.5%
 

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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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