Westerly Hills Academy



Westerly Hills Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Westerly Hills Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 60
1 64
2 79
3 85
4 65
5 78
6 66
7 62
8 67
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Westerly Hills Academy is a public elementary school located in Charlotte, NC in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District. It enrolls 626 students in grades 1st through 12th. Westerly Hills Academy is the 412th largest public school in North Carolina and the 11,989th largest nationally. It has 15.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 626
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 40.45

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Westerly Hills Academy Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 331
(53%)
53,393
(51%)
 Female 295
(47%)
51,417
(49%)

Westerly Hills Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 490
(78%)
40,499
(39%)
 Hispanic 70
(11%)
24,386
(23%)
 Asian 43
(7%)
6,558
(6%)
 White 13
(2%)
30,400
(29%)
 Two or More 5
(1%)
2,330
(2%)
 American Indian 5
(1%)
499
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
138
(0%)

Westerly Hills Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 604
(96%)
64,671
(62%)
 Not Eligible 22
(4%)
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, Westerly Hills Academy is ranked 125th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Westerly Hills Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (96.5%) 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.

Westerly Hills Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 335
2006 318
2007 331
2008 296
2009 278
2010 277
2011 484
2012 558
2013 571
2014 602
2015 626

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 9.1
2006 N/A
2007 13.2
2008 11.3
2009 12.2
2010 13.3
2011 13.4
2012 15.4
2013 14.3
2014 14.3
2015 15.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.9044776119403
2006 0.86792452830189
2007 0.91238670694864
2008 0.87837837837838
2009 0.97841726618705
2010 0.89169675090253
2011 0.95661157024793
2012 0.93906810035842
2013 0.93345008756567
2014 0.99501661129568
2015 0.96485623003195

Compare Westerly Hills Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,465.9% 14.7:1
 
1,550.0% 15.5:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 61.1%
 
This School 96.5%
 

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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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