Waycross Middle School



Waycross Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Waycross Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 208
7 197
8 195
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Waycross Middle School is a public elementary school located in Waycross, GA in the Ware County School District. It enrolls 600 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 14.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 600
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14:1
Full Time Teachers: 42.9

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Waycross Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 317
(53%)
2,244
(50%)
 Male 283
(47%)
2,232
(50%)

Waycross Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 281
(47%)
1,557
(35%)
 White 270
(45%)
2,443
(55%)
 Hispanic 26
(4%)
268
(6%)
 Two or More 21
(4%)
177
(4%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
23
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
7
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Waycross Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 368
(61%)
2,901
(65%)
 Not Eligible 192
(32%)
1,255
(28%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 40
(7%)
320
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Waycross Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (68.0%) is slightly 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.

Waycross Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 585
2006 574
2007 568
2008 527
2009 530
2010 589
2011 578
2012 600

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 10.9
2006 11.8
2007 12.3
2008 11.5
2009 11.8
2010 13.3
2011 13.4
2012 14

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.72820512820513
2006 0.60975609756098
2007 0.5862676056338
2008 0.60531309297913
2009 0.65849056603774
2010 0.62988115449915
2011 0.66955017301038
2012 0.68

Compare Waycross Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,400.0% 14.0:1
 
1,448.8% 14.5:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 62.6%
 
This School 68.0%
 

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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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