West Gate Elementary School



West Gate Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

West Gate Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 6
K 154
1 123
2 117
3 128
4 111
5 117
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

West Gate Elementary School is a public elementary school located in West Palm Beach, FL in the Palm Beach School District. It enrolls 756 students in grades 1st through 12th. West Gate Elementary School is the 589th largest public school in Florida and the 5,424th largest nationally. It has 12.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 756
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12:1
Full Time Teachers: 63
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 5,424th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 589th out of 2,297
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 287th out of 2,205
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 235th out of 2,205

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West Gate Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 400
(53%)
64,850
(51%)
 Female 356
(47%)
61,077
(49%)

West Gate Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 516
(68%)
39,184
(31%)
 Black 164
(22%)
36,807
(29%)
 White 59
(8%)
41,831
(33%)
 American Indian 9
(1%)
845
(1%)
 Two or More 4
(1%)
3,522
(3%)
 Asian 3
(0%)
3,565
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
173
(0%)

West Gate Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 687
(91%)
67,578
(54%)
 Not Eligible 41
(5%)
51,799
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 28
(4%)
6,550
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,272 ranked schools in Florida, West Gate Elementary School is ranked 147th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of West Gate Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (94.6%) is significantly 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 Gate Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 979
2006 997
2007 976
2008 1032
2009 780
2010 791
2011 772
2012 756

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.4
2006 13.3
2007 12
2008 11.1
2009 13.7
2010 13.4
2011 12.5
2012 12

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.84780388151175
2006 0.85255767301906
2007 0.9108606557377
2008 0.93604651162791
2009 0.88974358974359
2010 0.94943109987358
2011 0.9520725388601
2012 0.9457671957672

Compare West Gate Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,200.0% 12.0:1
 
1,380.9% 13.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.9%
 
This School 94.6%
 

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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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