Wakarusa Elementary School



Wakarusa Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Wakarusa Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 100
1 97
2 94
3 97
4 78
5 96
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Wakarusa Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Wakarusa, IN in the Wa-Nee Community School District. It enrolls 562 students in grades 1st through 12th. Wakarusa Elementary School is the 258th largest public school in Indiana and the 16,097th largest nationally. It has 19.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 562
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 28.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 16,097th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Indiana: 258th out of 1,134
Student/Teacher Rank in Indiana: 816th out of 1,125
Full Time Teacher Rank in Indiana: 337th out of 1,125

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Wakarusa Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 284
(51%)
1,129
(51%)
 Female 278
(49%)
1,102
(49%)

Wakarusa Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 481
(86%)
1,938
(87%)
 Hispanic 44
(8%)
161
(7%)
 Two or More 27
(5%)
90
(4%)
 Black 8
(1%)
24
(1%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
16
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Wakarusa Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 361
(64%)
1,312
(59%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 146
(26%)
628
(28%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 55
(10%)
291
(13%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,131 ranked schools in Indiana, Wakarusa Elementary School is ranked 607th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Wakarusa Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (35.8%) 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.

Wakarusa Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 546
2006 541
2007 562
2008 538
2009 542
2010 564
2011 554
2012 562

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21
2006 N/A
2007 18.9
2008 20.7
2009 20.2
2010 21
2011 21.7
2012 19.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.21245421245421
2006 0.24214417744917
2007 0.28113879003559
2008 0.33085501858736
2009 0.39114391143911
2010 0.35460992907801
2011 0.35198555956679
2012 0.3576512455516

Compare Wakarusa Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,669.7% 16.7:1
 
1,970.0% 19.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 35.8%
 
State Average 52.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Public KG - 05 562 19.7:1  
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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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