West End Academy



West End Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

West End Academy Students by Grade
PK 14
K 116
1 108
2 114
3 95
4 101
5 102
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

West End Academy is a public elementary school located in Birmingham, AL in the Birmingham City School District. It enrolls 650 students in grades 1st through 12th. West End Academy is the 193rd largest public school in Alabama and the 10,497th largest nationally. It has 18.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 650
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 36
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 10,497th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Alabama: 193rd out of 787
Student/Teacher Rank in Alabama: 547th out of 782
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alabama: 205th out of 782

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West End Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 328
(50%)
10,067
(51%)
 Female 322
(50%)
9,543
(49%)

West End Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 632
(97%)
17,982
(92%)
 Hispanic 14
(2%)
1,205
(6%)
 White 4
(1%)
239
(1%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
26
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
126
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
15
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
17
(0%)

West End Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 490
(75%)
12,637
(64%)
 Not Eligible 160
(25%)
6,973
(36%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 779 ranked schools in Alabama, West End Academy is ranked 59th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of West End Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (75.4%) is significantly higher than the state average of 53.9%. 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.

West End Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2011 0
2012 783
2013 836
2014 739
2015 650

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2011 0
2012 16.7
2013 19.9
2014 18.9
2015 18.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2011
2012 0.87611749680715
2013 0.88157894736842
2014 0.79025710419486
2015 0.75384615384615

Compare West End Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,656.6% 16.6:1
 
1,810.0% 18.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 53.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 75.4%
 

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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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