Walter G Byers School



Walter G Byers School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Walter G Byers School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 47
1 52
2 56
3 45
4 42
5 30
6 34
7 37
8 49
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Walter G Byers School is a public elementary school located in Charlotte, NC in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District. It enrolls 392 students in grades 1st through 12th. Walter G Byers School is the 1,055th largest public school in North Carolina and the 32,888th largest nationally. It has 10.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 392
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 10:1
Full Time Teachers: 39.16

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Walter G Byers School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 203
(52%)
53,393
(51%)
 Female 189
(48%)
51,417
(49%)

Walter G Byers School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 353
(90%)
40,499
(39%)
 Hispanic 21
(5%)
24,386
(23%)
 American Indian 7
(2%)
499
(0%)
 Asian 5
(1%)
6,558
(6%)
 White 4
(1%)
30,400
(29%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
2,330
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
138
(0%)

Walter G Byers School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 389
(99%)
64,671
(62%)
 Not Eligible 3
(1%)
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, Walter G Byers School is ranked 464th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Walter G Byers School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (99.2%) 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.

Walter G Byers School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 387
2006 404
2007 436
2008 405
2009 393
2010 407
2011 536
2012 533
2013 496
2014 493
2015 392

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 27.6
2006 N/A
2007 12.8
2008 11.9
2009 11.7
2010 13.2
2011 13
2012 12
2013 10.6
2014 12
2015 10

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.9922480620155
2006 0.91831683168317
2007 0.92889908256881
2008 0.89135802469136
2009 0.9058524173028
2010 0.93366093366093
2011 0.94402985074627
2012 0.97936210131332
2013 0.93346774193548
2014 0.99391480730223
2015 0.99234693877551

Compare Walter G Byers School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,000.0% 10.0:1
 
1,465.9% 14.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 61.1%
 
This School 99.2%
 

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