Wahneta Elementary School



Wahneta Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Wahneta Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 54
K 78
1 91
2 81
3 73
4 76
5 75
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Wahneta Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Winter Haven, FL in the Polk School District. It enrolls 528 students in grades 1st through 12th. Wahneta Elementary School is the 1,426th largest public school in Florida and the 18,976th largest nationally. It has 16.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 528
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16:1
Full Time Teachers: 33
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 18,976th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 1,426th out of 2,297
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 1,848th out of 2,205
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 1,601st out of 2,205

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Wahneta Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 277
(52%)
37,087
(52%)
 Female 251
(48%)
34,787
(48%)

Wahneta Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 430
(81%)
21,142
(29%)
 White 80
(15%)
31,934
(44%)
 Black 13
(2%)
15,027
(21%)
 Two or More 2
(0%)
2,205
(3%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
376
(1%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
1,103
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
87
(0%)

Wahneta Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 494
(94%)
44,877
(62%)
 Not Eligible 19
(4%)
21,318
(30%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 15
(3%)
5,679
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,272 ranked schools in Florida, Wahneta Elementary School is ranked 573rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Wahneta Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (96.4%) 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.

Wahneta Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 521
2006 520
2007 512
2008 488
2009 498
2010 523
2011 524
2012 528

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13
2006 13.3
2007 13.8
2008 11.5
2009 14.2
2010 15.8
2011 15.9
2012 16

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.93666026871401
2006 0.93653846153846
2007 0.8515625
2008 0.81762295081967
2009 0.97389558232932
2010 0.97323135755258
2011 0.97900763358779
2012 0.96401515151515

Compare Wahneta Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,380.9% 13.8:1
 
1,600.0% 16.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.9%
 
This School 96.4%
 

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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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