West Town Elementary School



West Town Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

West Town Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 26
K 78
1 64
2 71
3 61
4 57
5 68
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

West Town Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Albany, GA in the Dougherty County School District. It enrolls 425 students in grades 1st through 12th. West Town Elementary School is the 1,116th largest public school in Georgia and the 29,015th largest nationally. It has 16.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 425
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 25.1
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 29,015th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Georgia: 1,116th out of 1,344
Student/Teacher Rank in Georgia: 1,062nd out of 1,342
Full Time Teacher Rank in Georgia: 1,216th out of 1,342

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West Town Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 226
(53%)
5,919
(51%)
 Female 199
(47%)
5,662
(49%)

West Town Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 415
(98%)
10,144
(88%)
 White 4
(1%)
976
(8%)
 Two or More 3
(1%)
110
(1%)
 Hispanic 2
(0%)
253
(2%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
59
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
31
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
8
(0%)

West Town Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 378
(89%)
9,217
(80%)
 Not Eligible 28
(7%)
1,739
(15%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 19
(4%)
625
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,340 ranked schools in Georgia, West Town Elementary School is ranked 595th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of West Town Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (93.4%) is significantly higher than the state average of 62.6%. 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.

West Town Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 455
2006 427
2007 420
2008 514
2009 514
2010 489
2011 456
2012 425

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21.2
2006 17.4
2007 16.2
2008 18.4
2009 17.4
2010 19.1
2011 15.7
2012 16.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.83736263736264
2006 0.91334894613583
2007 0.92857142857143
2008 0.94163424124514
2009 0.92023346303502
2010 0.93047034764826
2011 0.91228070175439
2012 0.93411764705882

Compare West Town Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,448.8% 14.5:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,690.0% 16.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 62.6%
 
This School 93.4%
 

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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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