Waddell Language Academy



Waddell Language Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Waddell Language Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 170
1 163
2 162
3 154
4 146
5 150
6 154
7 157
8 139
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Waddell Language Academy is a public elementary school located in Charlotte, NC in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District. It enrolls 1,395 students in grades 1st through 12th. Waddell Language Academy is the 8th largest public school in North Carolina and the 243rd largest nationally. It has 17.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,395
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 78.01

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Waddell Language Academy Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 713
(51%)
51,417
(49%)
 Male 682
(49%)
53,393
(51%)

Waddell Language Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 645
(46%)
30,400
(29%)
 Black 342
(25%)
40,499
(39%)
 Hispanic 263
(19%)
24,386
(23%)
 Asian 72
(5%)
6,558
(6%)
 Two or More 65
(5%)
2,330
(2%)
 American Indian 7
(1%)
499
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
138
(0%)

Waddell Language Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,014
(73%)
37,833
(36%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 331
(24%)
64,671
(62%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 50
(4%)
2,306
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,517 ranked schools in North Carolina, Waddell Language Academy is ranked 492nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Waddell Language Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (27.3%) is significantly lower than the state average of 61.1%. 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.

Waddell Language Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 940
2006 886
2007 897
2008 1083
2009 1189
2010 1222
2011 1261
2012 1289
2013 1354
2014 1405
2015 1395

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.5
2006 N/A
2007 13.3
2008 15.3
2009 16
2010 15.8
2011 16
2012 16.6
2013 16.9
2014 17.3
2015 17.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.38085106382979
2006 0.36004514672686
2007 0.3355629877369
2008 0.31301939058172
2009 0.33978132884777
2010 0.32242225859247
2011 0.33862014274385
2012 0.32505818463926
2013 0.30502215657312
2014 0.28185053380783
2015 0.27311827956989

Compare Waddell Language Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,465.9% 14.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,790.0% 17.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 27.3%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 61.1%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

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Waddell Language Academy
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Public KG - 08 1,395 17.9:1  
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Public PK - 05 751 16.2:1 2 miles
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Collinswood Language Academy
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Public KG - 08 758 16.4:1 3 miles
Pinewood Elementary
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Public PK - 05 486 14.2:1 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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