Wacoochee Elementary School



Wacoochee Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Wacoochee Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 71
1 72
2 83
3 79
4 76
5 65
6 96
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Wacoochee Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Salem, AL in the Lee County School District. It enrolls 542 students in grades 1st through 12th. Wacoochee Elementary School is the 305th largest public school in Alabama and the 18,178th largest nationally. It has 17.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 542
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 31.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 18,178th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Alabama: 305th out of 787
Student/Teacher Rank in Alabama: 399th out of 782
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alabama: 303rd out of 782

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Wacoochee Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 282
(52%)
2,771
(52%)
 Female 260
(48%)
2,558
(48%)

Wacoochee Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 434
(80%)
3,676
(69%)
 Black 80
(15%)
1,147
(22%)
 Hispanic 15
(3%)
284
(5%)
 Two or More 8
(1%)
174
(3%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
10
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
12
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
26
(0%)

Wacoochee Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 264
(49%)
2,823
(53%)
 Not Eligible 226
(42%)
2,033
(38%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 52
(10%)
473
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 779 ranked schools in Alabama, Wacoochee Elementary School is ranked 260th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Wacoochee Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (58.3%) is slightly 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.

Wacoochee Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2011 0
2012 515
2013 532
2014 541
2015 542

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2011 0
2012 14.3
2013 16.1
2014 18
2015 17.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2011
2012 0.59223300970874
2013 0.55827067669173
2014 0.57486136783734
2015 0.5830258302583

Compare Wacoochee Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,656.6% 16.6:1
 
1,720.0% 17.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 53.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 58.3%
 

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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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