Lucy Wortham James Elementary



Lucy Wortham James Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Lucy Wortham James Elementary Students by Grade
PK 67
K 133
1 97
2 124
3 138
4 158
5 131
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Lucy Wortham James Elementary is a public elementary school located in St. James, MO in the St. James R-I School District. It enrolls 848 students in grades 1st through 12th. Lucy Wortham James Elementary is the 12th largest public school in Missouri and the 3,283rd largest nationally. It has 13.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 848
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 64.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 3,283rd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Missouri: 12th out of 1,262
Student/Teacher Rank in Missouri: 489th out of 1,258
Full Time Teacher Rank in Missouri: 8th out of 1,258

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Lucy Wortham James Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 471
(56%)
699
(55%)
 Female 377
(44%)
568
(45%)

Lucy Wortham James Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 801
(94%)
1,194
(94%)
 Black 19
(2%)
36
(3%)
 Two or More 15
(2%)
17
(1%)
 Hispanic 6
(1%)
11
(1%)
 American Indian 5
(1%)
6
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)

Lucy Wortham James Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 458
(54%)
651
(51%)
 Not Eligible 319
(38%)
515
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 71
(8%)
101
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,252 ranked schools in Missouri, Lucy Wortham James Elementary is ranked 24th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Lucy Wortham James Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (62.4%) is slightly higher than the state average of 53.2%. 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.

Lucy Wortham James Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 746
2006 757
2007 748
2008 788
2009 801
2010 809
2011 845
2012 838
2013 870
2014 843
2015 848

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.2
2006 14.2
2007 13
2008 13.2
2009 12.9
2010 13.5
2011 13.4
2012 13
2013 13.6
2014 13
2015 13.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.59785522788204
2006 0.51387054161162
2007 0.52540106951872
2008 0.56598984771574
2009 0.59925093632959
2010 0.59456118665019
2011 0.58579881656805
2012 0.60381861575179
2013 0.67011494252874
2014 0.61921708185053
2015 0.62382075471698

Compare Lucy Wortham James Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,310.0% 13.1:1
 
1,356.8% 13.6:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 53.2%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 62.4%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Lucy Wortham James Elementary
St. James, MO
Public PK - 05 848 13.1:1  
St. James Middle School
St. James, MO
Public 06 - 08 419 14.9:1 1 miles
Great Circle of St. James
St. James, MO
Private 02 - 12 91 7:1 3 miles
Mark Twain Elementary
Rolla, MO
Public KG - 04 567 15.6:1 9 miles
Rolla Middle School
Rolla, MO
Public 05 - 07 888 16:1 9 miles
Harry S. Truman Elementary
Rolla, MO
Public KG - 04 551 15.8:1 9 miles
St Patrick School
Rolla, MO
Private PK - 08 213 15:1 10 miles
Immanuel Lutheran School
Rolla, MO
Private PK - 01 96 6:1 10 miles
Col. John B. Wyman Elementary
Rolla, MO
Public PK - 04 564 14.6:1 10 miles
Cuba Elementary
Cuba, MO
Public KG - 04 611 13.2:1 13 miles
Cuba Middle School
Cuba, MO
Public 05 - 08 469 14.5:1 13 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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