Wj Quarles Elementary School



Wj Quarles Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Wj Quarles Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 126
1 118
2 135
3 131
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 5

Wj Quarles Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Long Beach, MS in the Long Beach School District. It enrolls 515 students in grades 1st through 12th. Wj Quarles Elementary School is the 219th largest public school in Mississippi and the 20,522nd largest nationally. It has 14.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 515
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 35.64

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Wj Quarles Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 259
(50%)
866
(50%)
 Female 256
(50%)
875
(50%)

Wj Quarles Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 361
(70%)
1,254
(72%)
 Black 80
(16%)
273
(16%)
 Two or More 51
(10%)
130
(7%)
 Hispanic 14
(3%)
43
(2%)
 Asian 8
(2%)
38
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
3
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Wj Quarles Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 249
(48%)
827
(48%)
 Not Eligible 209
(41%)
739
(42%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 57
(11%)
175
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 509 ranked schools in Mississippi, Wj Quarles Elementary School is ranked 339th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Wj Quarles Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (59.4%) is lower than the state average of 77.0%. 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.

Wj Quarles Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 327
2006 426
2007 411
2008 431
2009 385
2010 380
2011 435
2012 513
2013 540
2014 576
2015 515

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.3
2006 12.5
2007 12.8
2008 13.9
2009 14.6
2010 15.9
2011 17.2
2012 18.7
2013 19
2014 16.4
2015 14.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.62079510703364
2006 0.5962441314554
2007 0.53771289537713
2008 0.57772621809745
2009 0.64935064935065
2010 0.61315789473684
2011 0.63218390804598
2012 0.60038986354776
2013 0.6
2014 0.57291666666667
2015 0.59417475728155

Compare Wj Quarles Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,450.0% 14.5:1
 
1,535.9% 15.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 59.4%
 
State Average 77.0%
 

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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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