Watergrass Elementary School



Watergrass Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Watergrass Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 38
K 92
1 86
2 81
3 94
4 97
5 81
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Watergrass Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Wesley Chapel, FL in the Pasco School District. It enrolls 569 students in grades 1st through 12th. Watergrass Elementary School is the 1,285th largest public school in Florida and the 15,539th largest nationally. It has 12.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 569
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 46
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 15,539th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 1,285th out of 2,297
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 369th out of 2,205
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 925th out of 2,205

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Watergrass Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 338
(59%)
26,067
(52%)
 Female 231
(41%)
24,424
(48%)

Watergrass Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 260
(46%)
33,937
(67%)
 Hispanic 170
(30%)
10,053
(20%)
 Black 94
(17%)
2,994
(6%)
 Two or More 26
(5%)
2,051
(4%)
 Asian 14
(2%)
1,204
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 4
(1%)
67
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
185
(0%)

Watergrass Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 266
(47%)
25,762
(51%)
 Not Eligible 260
(46%)
21,570
(43%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 43
(8%)
3,159
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,272 ranked schools in Florida, Watergrass Elementary School is ranked 1,347th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Watergrass Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (54.3%) is slightly 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.

Watergrass Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2008 N/A
2009 453
2010 490
2011 501
2012 569

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2008 N/A
2009 11.8
2010 12.3
2011 12.1
2012 12.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2008
2009 0.56291390728477
2010 0.53877551020408
2011 0.53892215568862
2012 0.54305799648506

Compare Watergrass Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,240.0% 12.4:1
 
1,380.9% 13.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 54.3%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.9%
 

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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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