West Chatham Elementary School



West Chatham Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

West Chatham Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 103
K 146
1 124
2 118
3 130
4 124
5 113
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

West Chatham Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Pooler, GA in the Chatham County School District. It enrolls 858 students in grades 1st through 12th. West Chatham Elementary School is the 198th largest public school in Georgia and the 2,844th largest nationally. It has 16.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 858
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16:1
Full Time Teachers: 53.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 2,844th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Georgia: 198th out of 1,344
Student/Teacher Rank in Georgia: 867th out of 1,342
Full Time Teacher Rank in Georgia: 206th out of 1,342

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West Chatham Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 449
(52%)
14,372
(51%)
 Female 409
(48%)
13,679
(49%)

West Chatham Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 356
(41%)
15,721
(56%)
 White 331
(39%)
8,230
(29%)
 Hispanic 92
(11%)
1,763
(6%)
 Two or More 54
(6%)
1,726
(6%)
 Asian 22
(3%)
504
(2%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
63
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
44
(0%)

West Chatham Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 485
(57%)
9,379
(33%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 296
(34%)
16,738
(60%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 77
(9%)
1,934
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,340 ranked schools in Georgia, West Chatham Elementary School is ranked 668th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of West Chatham Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (43.5%) is lower than the state average of 62.6%. 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.

West Chatham Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 667
2006 701
2007 762
2008 876
2009 999
2010 752
2011 822
2012 858

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.3
2006 14
2007 13.9
2008 13.1
2009 14.5
2010 13.9
2011 14.7
2012 16

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.47076461769115
2006 0.48359486447932
2007 0.46850393700787
2008 0.51598173515982
2009 0.62662662662663
2010 0.45877659574468
2011 0.44647201946472
2012 0.43473193473193

Compare West Chatham Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,448.8% 14.5:1
 
1,600.0% 16.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 43.5%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 62.6%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
West Chatham Elementary School
Pooler, GA
Public PK - 05 858 16:1  
West Chatham Middle School
Pooler, GA
Public 06 - 08 1,070 15.7:1 1 miles
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Public PK - 05 550 14.2:1 2 miles
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Private PK - 08 72 11:1 5 miles
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Private KG - 12 91 7:1 6 miles
Garden City Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 756 15.3:1 6 miles
Gould Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 866 14.9:1 6 miles
Savannah Christian Prep
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Private PK - 12 1,262 13:1 6 miles
Godley Station School
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Public PK - 08 1,561 16.8:1 6 miles
Mercer Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 604 15.1:1 6 miles
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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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