Westarea Elementary



Westarea Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Westarea Elementary Students by Grade
PK 15
K 90
1 94
2 115
3 87
4 74
5 85
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Westarea Elementary is a public elementary school located in Fayetteville, NC in the Cumberland County School District. It enrolls 560 students in grades 1st through 12th. Westarea Elementary is the 539th largest public school in North Carolina and the 16,263rd largest nationally. It has 13.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 560
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 42

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Westarea Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 282
(50%)
18,824
(51%)
 Female 278
(50%)
17,746
(49%)

Westarea Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 424
(76%)
16,100
(44%)
 Hispanic 56
(10%)
4,376
(12%)
 Two or More 35
(6%)
2,571
(7%)
 White 33
(6%)
12,015
(33%)
 Pacific Islander 7
(1%)
152
(0%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
648
(2%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
708
(2%)

Westarea Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 465
(83%)
19,697
(54%)
 Not Eligible 65
(12%)
14,036
(38%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 30
(5%)
2,837
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,474 ranked schools in North Carolina, Westarea Elementary is ranked 150th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Westarea Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (88.4%) is significantly higher than the state average of 56.7%. 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.

Westarea Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 465
2006 449
2007 368
2008 479
2009 517
2010 547
2011 576
2012 560

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.6
2006 N/A
2007 11.4
2008 12.8
2009 13.8
2010 14.6
2011 14.6
2012 13.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.70752688172043
2006 0.79732739420935
2007
2008 0.84133611691023
2009 0.84719535783366
2010 0.85923217550274
2011 0.88541666666667
2012 0.88392857142857

Compare Westarea Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,330.0% 13.3:1
 
1,442.0% 14.4:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 56.7%
 
This School 88.4%
 

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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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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