Bessie Buker Elementary



Bessie Buker Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Bessie Buker Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 39
1 45
2 42
3 42
4 40
5 41
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Bessie Buker Elementary is a public elementary school located in Wenham, MA in the Hamilton-Wenham School District. It enrolls 249 students in grades 1st through 12th. Bessie Buker Elementary is the 919th largest public school in Massachusetts and the 45,530th largest nationally. It has 14.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 249
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 17.38

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Bessie Buker Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 129
(52%)
598
(49%)
 Female 120
(48%)
622
(51%)

Bessie Buker Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 228
(92%)
1,108
(91%)
 Hispanic 9
(4%)
26
(2%)
 Asian 7
(3%)
43
(4%)
 Two or More 4
(2%)
19
(2%)
 Black 1
(0%)
17
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
4
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

Bessie Buker Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible N/A 0
(0%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible N/A 0
(0%)
 Not Eligible N/A 1,220
(100%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

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.

Bessie Buker Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 256
2006 227
2007 234
2008 236
2009 258
2010 266
2011 257
2012 249
2013 235
2014 250
2015 249

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.1
2006 13.4
2007 13.6
2008 13.5
2009 14.5
2010 14.2
2011 13.7
2012 14.3
2013 13.7
2014 15.1
2015 14.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.0390625
2006 0.039647577092511
2007 0.042735042735043
2008 0.059322033898305
2009 0.065891472868217
2010 0.086466165413534
2011 0.062256809338521
2012 0.096385542168675
2013 0.072340425531915
2014 0.088
2015

Compare Bessie Buker Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,223.1% 12.2:1
 
1,430.0% 14.3:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 0.0%
 
This School N/A
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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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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