W D Richards Elementary School



W D Richards Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

W D Richards Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 81
1 76
2 72
3 81
4 76
5 81
6 101
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

W D Richards Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Columbus, IN in the Bartholomew Consolidated School Corporation. It enrolls 568 students in grades 1st through 12th. W D Richards Elementary School is the 250th largest public school in Indiana and the 15,620th largest nationally. It has 21.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 568
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 21:1
Full Time Teachers: 27
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 15,620th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Indiana: 250th out of 1,134
Student/Teacher Rank in Indiana: 944th out of 1,125
Full Time Teacher Rank in Indiana: 391st out of 1,125

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W D Richards Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 312
(55%)
3,143
(50%)
 Male 256
(45%)
3,120
(50%)

W D Richards Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 452
(80%)
4,606
(74%)
 Hispanic 53
(9%)
844
(13%)
 Two or More 31
(5%)
266
(4%)
 Asian 19
(3%)
370
(6%)
 Black 7
(1%)
133
(2%)
 American Indian 5
(1%)
37
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
7
(0%)

W D Richards Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 336
(59%)
3,258
(52%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 179
(32%)
2,499
(40%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 53
(9%)
506
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,131 ranked schools in Indiana, W D Richards Elementary School is ranked 512th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of W D Richards Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (40.8%) is lower than the state average of 52.4%. 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.

W D Richards Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 604
2006 591
2007 568
2008 523
2009 564
2010 561
2011 581
2012 568

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21.7
2006 N/A
2007 21.8
2008 22.7
2009 21.5
2010 20.8
2011 22.3
2012 21

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.22847682119205
2006 0.28595600676819
2007 0.29753521126761
2008 0.34416826003824
2009 0.43971631205674
2010 0.38324420677362
2011 0.39414802065404
2012 0.40845070422535

Compare W D Richards Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,669.7% 16.7:1
 
2,100.0% 21.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 40.8%
 
State Average 52.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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W D Richards Elementary School
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Public KG - 06 568 21:1  
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Private PK - 12 181 10:1 3 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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