Washington Writers' Academy



Washington Writers' Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Washington Writers' Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 66
1 65
2 70
3 78
4 74
5 80
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Washington Writers' Academy is a public elementary school located in Kalamazoo, MI in the Kalamazoo Public Schools. It enrolls 433 students in grades 1st through 12th. Washington Writers' Academy is the 655th largest public school in Michigan and the 28,632nd largest nationally. It has 14.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 433
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 29.1
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 28,632nd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Michigan: 655th out of 1,908
Student/Teacher Rank in Michigan: 411th out of 1,904
Full Time Teacher Rank in Michigan: 357th out of 1,904

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Washington Writers' Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 218
(50%)
4,484
(49%)
 Male 215
(50%)
4,592
(51%)

Washington Writers' Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 281
(65%)
3,707
(41%)
 Two or More 56
(13%)
802
(9%)
 White 53
(12%)
3,230
(36%)
 Hispanic 40
(9%)
1,187
(13%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
122
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
4
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
24
(0%)

Washington Writers' Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 391
(90%)
5,479
(60%)
 Not Eligible 31
(7%)
3,204
(35%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 11
(3%)
393
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,903 ranked schools in Michigan, Washington Writers' Academy is ranked 175th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Washington Writers' Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (92.8%) is significantly higher than the state average of 49.4%. 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.

Washington Writers' Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 324
2006 373
2007 349
2008 319
2009 336
2010 332
2011 329
2012 358
2013 318
2014 380
2015 433

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.5
2006 14.7
2007 12.5
2008 12
2009 13.4
2010 12.7
2011 11.8
2012 13.1
2013 12.8
2014 16.1
2015 14.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.9537037037037
2006 0.85522788203753
2007 0.96848137535817
2008 0.99059561128527
2009 0.97321428571429
2010 0.97590361445783
2011 0.96960486322188
2012 0.99162011173184
2013 0.9811320754717
2014 0.96842105263158
2015 0.9284064665127

Compare Washington Writers' Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,490.0% 14.9:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,678.9% 16.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 49.4%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 92.8%
 

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Public PK - 05 433 14.9:1  
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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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