Making Waves Academy



Making Waves Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Making Waves Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 112
6 112
7 111
8 101
9 93
10 81
11 77
12 72

Making Waves Academy is a public elementary school located in Richmond, CA in the Contra Costa County Office of Education School District. It enrolls 759 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 18.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 759
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 41

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Making Waves Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 396
(52%)
812
(45%)
 Male 363
(48%)
993
(55%)

Making Waves Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 656
(86%)
1,248
(69%)
 Black 79
(10%)
243
(13%)
 Asian 15
(2%)
69
(4%)
 White 7
(1%)
187
(10%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
43
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
9
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
6
(0%)

Making Waves Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 459
(60%)
1,031
(57%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 154
(20%)
266
(15%)
 Not Eligible 146
(19%)
508
(28%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Making Waves Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (80.8%) is higher than the state average of 60.7%. 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.

Making Waves Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2006 N/A
2007 99
2008 191
2009 197
2010 400
2011 496
2012 583
2013 675
2014 760
2015 759

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2006 N/A
2007 8.2
2008 11.1
2009 9
2010 N/A
2011 11.8
2012 17.1
2013 16.1
2014 22.4
2015 18.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2006
2007 0.78787878787879
2008 0.79581151832461
2009 0.98477157360406
2010 0.74
2011 0.11895161290323
2012 0.78902229845626
2013 0.8162962962963
2014 0.83026315789474
2015 0.80764163372859

Compare Making Waves Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,850.0% 18.5:1
 
2,138.2% 21.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 60.7%
 
This School 80.8%
 

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