Palestine-Wheatley Elementary School



Palestine-Wheatley Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Palestine-Wheatley Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 30
K 51
1 44
2 41
3 43
4 52
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Palestine-Wheatley Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Palestine, AR in the Palestine-Wheatley School. School District. It enrolls 261 students in grades 1st through 12th. Palestine-Wheatley Elementary School is the 456th largest public school in Arkansas and the 44,350th largest nationally. It has 18.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 261
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 14.31
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 44,350th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Arkansas: 456th out of 555
Student/Teacher Rank in Arkansas: 495th out of 555
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arkansas: 505th out of 555

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Palestine-Wheatley Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 136
(52%)
255
(52%)
 Female 125
(48%)
234
(48%)

Palestine-Wheatley Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 214
(82%)
396
(81%)
 Black 42
(16%)
82
(17%)
 Hispanic 5
(2%)
10
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Palestine-Wheatley Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 257
(98%)
482
(99%)
 Not Eligible 3
(1%)
6
(1%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 555 ranked schools in Arkansas, Palestine-Wheatley Elementary School is ranked 289th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Palestine-Wheatley Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (98.9%) is significantly higher than the state average of 65.0%. 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.

Palestine-Wheatley Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 256
2006 258
2007 238
2008 267
2009 262
2010 270
2011 260
2012 261

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.3
2006 14.3
2007 13.2
2008 17.8
2009 15.2
2010 18.9
2011 16.8
2012 18.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.65625
2006 0.84108527131783
2007 0.86134453781513
2008 0.8314606741573
2009 0.86259541984733
2010 0.98888888888889
2011 0.98846153846154
2012 0.98850574712644

Compare Palestine-Wheatley Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,441.1% 14.4:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,820.0% 18.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 65.0%
 
This School 98.9%
 

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Palestine-Wheatley Elementary School
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Public PK - 04 261 18.2:1  
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Public PK - 02 323 15.3:1 16 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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