Williams Elementary



Williams Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Williams Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 82
1 82
2 70
3 75
4 61
5 68
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Williams Elementary is a public elementary school located in Swannanoa, NC in the Buncombe County School District. It enrolls 438 students in grades 1st through 12th. Williams Elementary is the 939th largest public school in North Carolina and the 28,086th largest nationally. It has 14.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 438
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 29.8

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Williams Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 228
(52%)
7,821
(51%)
 Female 210
(48%)
7,592
(49%)

Williams Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 299
(68%)
10,785
(70%)
 Hispanic 102
(23%)
2,622
(17%)
 Black 18
(4%)
1,075
(7%)
 Two or More 11
(3%)
600
(4%)
 American Indian 6
(1%)
68
(0%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
199
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
64
(0%)

Williams Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 288
(66%)
8,135
(53%)
 Not Eligible 115
(26%)
6,105
(40%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 35
(8%)
1,173
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,517 ranked schools in North Carolina, Williams Elementary is ranked 651st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Williams Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (73.7%) is slightly 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.

Williams Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 529
2006 514
2007 488
2008 504
2009 486
2010 449
2011 456
2012 439
2013 421
2014 442
2015 438

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.6
2006 N/A
2007 13
2008 13.8
2009 14.5
2010 14.2
2011 13.9
2012 13.5
2013 14.1
2014 15.2
2015 14.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.56332703213611
2006 0.58949416342412
2007 0.65573770491803
2008 0.67063492063492
2009 0.66049382716049
2010 0.70601336302895
2011 0.73464912280702
2012 0.72209567198178
2013 0.72446555819477
2014 0.68325791855204
2015 0.73744292237443

Compare Williams Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,465.9% 14.7:1
 
1,470.0% 14.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 61.1%
 
This School 73.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Williams Elementary
Swannanoa, NC
Public KG - 05 438 14.7:1  
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The Learning Community School
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Private KG - 08 73 6:1 3 miles
Black Mountain Primary
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Public KG - 03 424 14.1:1 5 miles
Swannanoa Valley Montessori School
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Private PK - 05 52 6:1 5 miles
Bell Elementary
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Public KG - 05 287 13.4:1 6 miles
Fairview Elementary
Fairview, NC
Public KG - 05 670 15.5:1 6 miles
Black Mountain Elementary
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Public 04 - 05 209 14.4:1 6 miles
Evergreen Community Charter
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Public KG - 08 443 14.5:1 6 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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