Walnut Ridge Elementary School



Walnut Ridge Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Walnut Ridge Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 46
K 83
1 83
2 75
3 65
4 73
5 73
6 69
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Walnut Ridge Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Walnut Ridge, AR in the Lawrence County School District. It enrolls 567 students in grades 1st through 12th. Walnut Ridge Elementary School is the 121st largest public school in Arkansas and the 16,082nd largest nationally. It has 12.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 567
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 44.82
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 16,082nd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Arkansas: 121st out of 548
Student/Teacher Rank in Arkansas: 101st out of 548
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arkansas: 47th out of 548

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Walnut Ridge Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 297
(52%)
297
(52%)
 Female 270
(48%)
270
(48%)

Walnut Ridge Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 519
(92%)
519
(92%)
 Two or More 25
(4%)
25
(4%)
 Hispanic 18
(3%)
18
(3%)
 Black 3
(1%)
3
(1%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Walnut Ridge Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 315
(56%)
315
(56%)
 Not Eligible 193
(34%)
193
(34%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 59
(10%)
59
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 548 ranked schools in Arkansas, Walnut Ridge Elementary School is ranked 152nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Walnut Ridge Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (66.0%) is slightly lower than the state average of 67.1%. 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.

Walnut Ridge Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2006 468
2007 479
2008 466
2009 456
2010 485
2011 497
2012 500
2013 476
2014 542
2015 567

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2006 11.7
2007 11.4
2008 12.6
2009 11.8
2010 12.5
2011 12.2
2012 12.4
2013 12.1
2014 12.4
2015 12.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2006 0.67307692307692
2007 0.60542797494781
2008 0.57510729613734
2009 0.60964912280702
2010 0.64536082474227
2011 0.66398390342052
2012 0.61
2013 0.61974789915966
2014 0.65313653136531
2015 0.65961199294533

Compare Walnut Ridge Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,270.0% 12.7:1
 
1,403.8% 14.0:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 66.0%
 
State Average 67.1%
 

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

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