Waddell Elementary School



Waddell Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Waddell Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 118
1 89
2 84
3 86
4 80
5 85
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Waddell Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Columbus, GA in the Muscogee County School District. It enrolls 542 students in grades 1st through 12th. Waddell Elementary School is the 795th largest public school in Georgia and the 17,742nd largest nationally. It has 16.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 542
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 32
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 17,742nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Georgia: 795th out of 1,344
Student/Teacher Rank in Georgia: 1,062nd out of 1,342
Full Time Teacher Rank in Georgia: 969th out of 1,342

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Waddell Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 283
(52%)
11,885
(51%)
 Female 259
(48%)
11,206
(49%)

Waddell Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 317
(58%)
13,457
(58%)
 White 136
(25%)
6,306
(27%)
 Hispanic 40
(7%)
1,606
(7%)
 Two or More 38
(7%)
1,108
(5%)
 Asian 9
(2%)
533
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
37
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
44
(0%)

Waddell Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 375
(69%)
14,494
(63%)
 Not Eligible 121
(22%)
7,041
(30%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 46
(8%)
1,556
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,340 ranked schools in Georgia, Waddell Elementary School is ranked 522nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Waddell Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (77.7%) is higher than the state average of 62.6%. 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.

Waddell Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 637
2006 560
2007 564
2008 475
2009 490
2010 576
2011 556
2012 542

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.5
2006 14.8
2007 15
2008 14.1
2009 15.8
2010 17.1
2011 16.6
2012 16.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.63265306122449
2006 0.65357142857143
2007 0.68971631205674
2008 0.70947368421053
2009 0.66938775510204
2010 0.72048611111111
2011 0.74820143884892
2012 0.77675276752768

Compare Waddell Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,448.8% 14.5:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,690.0% 16.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 62.6%
 
This School 77.7%
 

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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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