Palestine-Wheatley Elementary School



Palestine-Wheatley Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Palestine-Wheatley Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 30
K 50
1 50
2 50
3 55
4 66
5 46
6 60
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 407 students in grades 1st through 12th. Palestine-Wheatley Elementary School is the 300th largest public school in Arkansas and the 31,347th largest nationally. It has 14.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 407
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 28.83
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 31,347th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Arkansas: 300th out of 548
Student/Teacher Rank in Arkansas: 217th out of 548
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arkansas: 276th out of 548

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Palestine-Wheatley Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 214
(53%)
214
(53%)
 Female 193
(47%)
193
(47%)

Palestine-Wheatley Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 346
(85%)
346
(85%)
 Black 51
(13%)
51
(13%)
 Hispanic 9
(2%)
9
(2%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Palestine-Wheatley Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 404
(99%)
404
(99%)
 Not Eligible 3
(1%)
3
(1%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 548 ranked schools in Arkansas, Palestine-Wheatley Elementary School is ranked 118th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Palestine-Wheatley Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (99.3%) is significantly higher than the state average of 67.1%. 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
2013 305
2014 411
2015 407

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
2013 17.7
2014 16.1
2015 14.1

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
2013 0.99016393442623
2014 0.99270072992701
2015 0.99262899262899

Compare Palestine-Wheatley Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,403.8% 14.0:1
 
1,410.0% 14.1:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 67.1%
 
This School 99.3%
 

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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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