Whispering Meadow Elementary School



Whispering Meadow Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Whispering Meadow Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 20
K 89
1 80
2 80
3 72
4 65
5 73
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Whispering Meadow Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Fort Wayne, IN in the M S D Southwest Allen County School District. It enrolls 479 students in grades 1st through 12th. Whispering Meadow Elementary School is the 459th largest public school in Indiana and the 23,975th largest nationally. It has 15.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 479
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 30.36
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 23,975th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Indiana: 459th out of 1,126
Student/Teacher Rank in Indiana: 228th out of 1,115
Full Time Teacher Rank in Indiana: 257th out of 1,115

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Whispering Meadow Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 244
(51%)
2,446
(51%)
 Female 235
(49%)
2,325
(49%)

Whispering Meadow Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 340
(71%)
3,878
(81%)
 Asian 40
(8%)
215
(5%)
 Black 37
(8%)
230
(5%)
 Hispanic 29
(6%)
220
(5%)
 Two or More 28
(6%)
204
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(1%)
7
(0%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
17
(0%)

Whispering Meadow Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 371
(77%)
3,990
(84%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 86
(18%)
569
(12%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 22
(5%)
212
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,124 ranked schools in Indiana, Whispering Meadow Elementary School is ranked 938th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Whispering Meadow Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (22.5%) is significantly lower than the state average of 51.1%. 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.

Whispering Meadow Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 452
2006 422
2007 515
2008 495
2009 484
2010 481
2011 417
2012 433
2013 508
2014 465
2015 479

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16
2006 N/A
2007 17.3
2008 19
2009 19.1
2010 20.1
2011 16
2012 17
2013 17.6
2014 16.4
2015 15.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.092920353982301
2006 0.16587677725118
2007 0.19611650485437
2008 0.18585858585859
2009 0.19834710743802
2010 0.20582120582121
2011 0.23741007194245
2012 0.25866050808314
2013 0.23622047244094
2014 0.24086021505376
2015 0.22546972860125

Compare Whispering Meadow Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,580.0% 15.8:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,736.8% 17.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 22.5%
 
State Average 51.1%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

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Whispering Meadow Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 479 15.8:1  
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Covington Elementary School
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Public KG - 05 757 18.3:1 4 miles
Woodside Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 1,012 19:1 4 miles
Canterbury School
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Private PK - 12 1,031 9:1 4 miles
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Public KG - 05 490 19.6:1 4 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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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