Whitewater Academy



Whitewater Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Whitewater Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 129
1 138
2 139
3 129
4 113
5 133
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Whitewater Academy is a public elementary school located in Charlotte, NC in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District. It enrolls 781 students in grades 1st through 12th. Whitewater Academy is the 161st largest public school in North Carolina and the 4,922nd largest nationally. It has 16.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 781
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 46.9

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Whitewater Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 426
(55%)
53,393
(51%)
 Female 355
(45%)
51,417
(49%)

Whitewater Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 452
(58%)
40,499
(39%)
 Hispanic 187
(24%)
24,386
(23%)
 White 74
(9%)
30,400
(29%)
 Asian 52
(7%)
6,558
(6%)
 Two or More 13
(2%)
2,330
(2%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
499
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
138
(0%)

Whitewater Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 778
(100%)
64,671
(62%)
 Not Eligible 3
(0%)
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, Whitewater Academy is ranked 35th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Whitewater Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (99.6%) 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.

Whitewater Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2007 N/A
2008 409
2009 464
2010 453
2011 692
2012 690
2013 699
2014 756
2015 781

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2007 N/A
2008 13.9
2009 14.4
2010 14.8
2011 15.4
2012 17.5
2013 16.6
2014 16.7
2015 16.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2007
2008 0.69437652811736
2009 0.76724137931034
2010 0.84547461368653
2011 0.84393063583815
2012 0.86086956521739
2013 0.83834048640916
2014 0.99603174603175
2015 0.99615877080666

Compare Whitewater Academy 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 99.6%
 

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