Wm a Wirt/Emerson Vpa



Wm a Wirt/Emerson Vpa Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Wm a Wirt/Emerson Vpa Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 23
6 30
7 82
8 99
9 111
10 100
11 77
12 63

Wm a Wirt/Emerson Vpa is a public elementary school located in Gary, IN in the Gary Community School Corporation. It enrolls 585 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 22.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 585
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 22.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 26

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Wm a Wirt/Emerson Vpa Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 362
(62%)
3,168
(50%)
 Male 223
(38%)
3,147
(50%)

Wm a Wirt/Emerson Vpa Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 558
(95%)
5,800
(92%)
 Two or More 15
(3%)
341
(5%)
 Hispanic 5
(1%)
120
(2%)
 White 4
(1%)
42
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
8
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Wm a Wirt/Emerson Vpa Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 394
(67%)
4,932
(78%)
 Not Eligible 153
(26%)
1,240
(20%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 38
(6%)
143
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Wm a Wirt/Emerson Vpa students on free and reduced lunch assistance (73.8%) is higher than the state average of 52.4%. 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.

Wm a Wirt/Emerson Vpa Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 542
2006 564
2007 525
2008 401
2009 460
2010 466
2011 710
2012 585

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.1
2006 N/A
2007 20.3
2008 15.4
2009 14.7
2010 14.4
2011 18
2012 22.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.43542435424354
2006 0.48581560283688
2007 0.54666666666667
2008 0.51371571072319
2009 0.50652173913043
2010 0.70815450643777
2011 0.69718309859155
2012 0.73846153846154

Compare Wm a Wirt/Emerson Vpa to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,669.7% 16.7:1
 
2,250.0% 22.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 73.8%
 

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Public 05 - 12 585 22.5:1  
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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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