Janie Howard Wilson School



Janie Howard Wilson School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Janie Howard Wilson School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 107
1 80
2 88
3 87
4 88
5 84
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Janie Howard Wilson School is a public elementary school located in Lake Wales, FL in the Polk School District. It enrolls 534 students in grades 1st through 12th. Janie Howard Wilson School is the 1,409th largest public school in Florida and the 18,443rd largest nationally. It has 15.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 534
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 35
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 18,443rd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 1,409th out of 2,297
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 1,588th out of 2,205
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 1,507th out of 2,205

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Janie Howard Wilson School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 280
(52%)
37,087
(52%)
 Female 254
(48%)
34,787
(48%)

Janie Howard Wilson School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 213
(40%)
31,934
(44%)
 Black 168
(31%)
15,027
(21%)
 Hispanic 125
(23%)
21,142
(29%)
 Two or More 19
(4%)
2,205
(3%)
 Asian 8
(1%)
1,103
(2%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
376
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
87
(0%)

Janie Howard Wilson School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 442
(83%)
44,877
(62%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 60
(11%)
5,679
(8%)
 Not Eligible 32
(6%)
21,318
(30%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,272 ranked schools in Florida, Janie Howard Wilson School is ranked 605th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Janie Howard Wilson School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (94.0%) is significantly higher than the state average of 61.9%. 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.

Janie Howard Wilson School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 617
2006 530
2007 525
2008 509
2009 475
2010 510
2011 495
2012 534

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.3
2006 12.3
2007 12.1
2008 10.2
2009 12.8
2010 14.2
2011 13.4
2012 15.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.83954619124797
2006 0.88490566037736
2007 0.84571428571429
2008 0.8860510805501
2009 0.92421052631579
2010 0.90196078431373
2011 0.92525252525253
2012 0.94007490636704

Compare Janie Howard Wilson School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,380.9% 13.8:1
 
1,530.0% 15.3:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.9%
 
This School 94.0%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Janie Howard Wilson School
Lake Wales, FL
Public PK - 05 534 15.3:1  
Roosevelt Academy
Lake Wales, FL
Public 06 - 12 252 11:1 1 miles
Our Children'S Academy
Lake Wales, FL
Public PK - 12 186 8.5:1 1 miles
Candlelight Christian Academy
Lake Wales, FL
Private KG - 12 115 12:1 1 miles
Spook Hill Elementary School
Lake Wales, FL
Public PK - 05 607 15.2:1 1 miles
Polk Avenue Elementary School
Lake Wales, FL
Public PK - 05 470 13.1:1 2 miles
The Vanguard School
Lake Wales, FL
Private 04 - 12 100 4:1 2 miles
Mclaughlin Middle School
Lake Wales, FL
Public 06 - 08 801 13.6:1 3 miles
Hillcrest Elementary School
Lake Wales, FL
Public PK - 05 650 15.1:1 3 miles
Chain of Lakes Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 959 15.2:1 6 miles
Bok Academy
Lake Wales, FL
Public 06 - 08 558 17.4:1 7 miles
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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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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