Major George S. Welch Elementary School



Major George S. Welch Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Major George S. Welch Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 65
2 85
3 59
4 76
5 72
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Major George S. Welch Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Dover, DE in the Caesar Rodney School District. It enrolls 357 students in grades 1st through 12th. Major George S. Welch Elementary School is the 99th largest public school in Delaware and the 36,400th largest nationally. It has 11.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 357
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 31
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 36,400th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Delaware: 99th out of 126
Student/Teacher Rank in Delaware: 13th out of 126
Full Time Teacher Rank in Delaware: 71st out of 126

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Major George S. Welch Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 184
(52%)
2,726
(49%)
 Male 173
(48%)
2,798
(51%)

Major George S. Welch Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 223
(62%)
3,041
(55%)
 Hispanic 58
(16%)
500
(9%)
 Black 43
(12%)
1,430
(26%)
 Two or More 23
(6%)
349
(6%)
 Asian 9
(3%)
183
(3%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
15
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
6
(0%)

Major George S. Welch Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 338
(95%)
3,640
(66%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 19
(5%)
1,884
(34%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 125 ranked schools in Delaware, Major George S. Welch Elementary School is ranked 125th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Major George S. Welch Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (5.3%) is significantly lower than the state average of 41.2%. 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.

Major George S. Welch Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 407
2006 400
2007 263
2008 308
2009 341
2010 461
2011 454
2012 444
2013 379
2014 362
2015 357

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.3
2006 15.4
2007 10.3
2008 11.2
2009 11.8
2010 17.7
2011 16.8
2012 15.9
2013 13.5
2014 12.5
2015 11.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.19164619164619
2006 0.24
2007 0.36501901140684
2008 0.35064935064935
2009 0.34310850439883
2010 0.25379609544469
2011 0.32599118942731
2012 0.26801801801802
2013 0.068601583113456
2014 0.052486187845304
2015 0.053221288515406

Compare Major George S. Welch Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,150.0% 11.5:1
 
1,401.8% 14.0:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 5.3%
 
State Average 41.2%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Public 01 - 05 357 11.5:1  
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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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