Idlewild Elementary



Idlewild Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Idlewild Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 172
1 173
2 171
3 169
4 151
5 144
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Idlewild Elementary is a public elementary school located in Charlotte, NC in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District. It enrolls 980 students in grades 1st through 12th. Idlewild Elementary is the 50th largest public school in North Carolina and the 1,497th largest nationally. It has 16.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 980
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 58.55

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Idlewild Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 520
(53%)
53,393
(51%)
 Female 460
(47%)
51,417
(49%)

Idlewild Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 379
(39%)
24,386
(23%)
 Black 377
(38%)
40,499
(39%)
 Asian 137
(14%)
6,558
(6%)
 White 79
(8%)
30,400
(29%)
 Two or More 7
(1%)
2,330
(2%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
499
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
138
(0%)

Idlewild Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 950
(97%)
64,671
(62%)
 Not Eligible 30
(3%)
37,833
(36%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
2,306
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,517 ranked schools in North Carolina, Idlewild Elementary is ranked 8th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Idlewild Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (96.9%) is significantly higher than the state average of 61.1%. 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.

Idlewild Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 745
2006 726
2007 733
2008 747
2009 801
2010 803
2011 845
2012 809
2013 822
2014 884
2015 980

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.9
2006 N/A
2007 13.3
2008 13
2009 14.1
2010 14.4
2011 15
2012 16.1
2013 14.9
2014 16.8
2015 16.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.71543624161074
2006 0.65151515151515
2007 0.69986357435198
2008 0.65729585006693
2009 0.75156054931336
2010 0.75591531755915
2011 0.80118343195266
2012 0.82076637824475
2013 0.82116788321168
2014 0.99660633484163
2015 0.96938775510204

Compare Idlewild Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,465.9% 14.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,670.0% 16.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 61.1%
 
This School 96.9%
 

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Public PK - 05 980 16.7:1  
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Providence Day School
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Private KG - 12 1,603 11:1 3 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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