Ware County Middle School



Ware County Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ware County Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 258
7 246
8 233
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ware County Middle School is a public elementary school located in Waycross, GA in the Ware County School District. It enrolls 737 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 14.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 737
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 50.3

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Ware County Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 371
(50%)
2,232
(50%)
 Female 366
(50%)
2,244
(50%)

Ware County Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 479
(65%)
2,443
(55%)
 Black 183
(25%)
1,557
(35%)
 Hispanic 52
(7%)
268
(6%)
 Two or More 18
(2%)
177
(4%)
 Asian 3
(0%)
23
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
7
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Ware County Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 437
(59%)
2,901
(65%)
 Not Eligible 244
(33%)
1,255
(28%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 56
(8%)
320
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Ware County Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (66.9%) is slightly 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.

Ware County Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 709
2006 697
2007 692
2008 652
2009 661
2010 718
2011 756
2012 737

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.4
2006 12.1
2007 12.6
2008 13
2009 12.9
2010 13.5
2011 14.8
2012 14.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.68829337094499
2006 0.69583931133429
2007 0.75722543352601
2008 0.70398773006135
2009 0.68835098335855
2010 0.68523676880223
2011 0.68783068783069
2012 0.66892808683853

Compare Ware County Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,448.8% 14.5:1
 
1,470.0% 14.7:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 62.6%
 
This School 66.9%
 

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Public 06 - 08 737 14.7:1  
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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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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