Western Center Academy



Western Center Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Western Center Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 128
7 128
8 128
9 72
10 58
11 27
12 0

Western Center Academy is a public elementary school located in Hemet, CA in the Hemet Unified School District. It enrolls 541 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 27.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 541
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 27.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 19.55

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Western Center Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 272
(50%)
7,174
(49%)
 Male 269
(50%)
7,398
(51%)

Western Center Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 257
(48%)
4,096
(28%)
 Hispanic 220
(41%)
8,219
(56%)
 Asian 25
(5%)
251
(2%)
 Two or More 19
(4%)
618
(4%)
 Black 16
(3%)
1,207
(8%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
132
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
49
(0%)

Western Center Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 388
(72%)
2,620
(18%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 108
(20%)
10,234
(70%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 45
(8%)
1,718
(12%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Western Center Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (28.3%) is significantly lower than the state average of 60.7%. 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.

Western Center Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2009 N/A
2010 169
2011 319
2012 374
2013 382
2014 471
2015 541

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2009 N/A
2010 N/A
2011 30.4
2012 29.7
2013 30.2
2014 27.7
2015 27.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2009
2010 0.24260355029586
2011 0.30407523510972
2012 0.18983957219251
2013 0.24607329842932
2014 0.24416135881104
2015 0.28280961182994

Compare Western Center Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,138.2% 21.4:1
 
2,770.0% 27.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 28.3%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 60.7%
 

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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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