George Washington Carver Academy



George Washington Carver Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

George Washington Carver Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 131
7 145
8 159
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

George Washington Carver Academy is a public elementary school located in Waterloo, IA in the Waterloo Community School District. It enrolls 435 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 11.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 435
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 39.08

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George Washington Carver Academy Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 220
(51%)
3,893
(49%)
 Male 215
(49%)
4,100
(51%)

George Washington Carver Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 230
(53%)
2,148
(27%)
 White 98
(23%)
4,214
(53%)
 Hispanic 73
(17%)
878
(11%)
 Two or More 17
(4%)
551
(7%)
 Pacific Islander 10
(2%)
68
(1%)
 Asian 5
(1%)
104
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
30
(0%)

George Washington Carver Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 370
(85%)
4,999
(63%)
 Not Eligible 35
(8%)
2,297
(29%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 30
(7%)
697
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of George Washington Carver Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (92.0%) is significantly higher than the state average of 43.8%. 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.

George Washington Carver Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 447
2006 398
2007 366
2008 360
2009 448
2010 485
2011 465
2012 435

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.6
2006 11
2007 11.2
2008 10.6
2009 11.6
2010 14.4
2011 11.2
2012 11.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.50559284116331
2006 0.69849246231156
2007 0.70765027322404
2008 0.78888888888889
2009 0.74776785714286
2010 0.88453608247423
2011 0.87096774193548
2012 0.91954022988506

Compare George Washington Carver Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,110.0% 11.1:1
 
1,403.5% 14.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 43.8%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 92.0%
 

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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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