Waxhaw Elementary



Waxhaw Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Waxhaw Elementary Students by Grade
PK 20
K 78
1 101
2 99
3 110
4 108
5 105
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Waxhaw Elementary is a public elementary school located in Waxhaw, NC in the Union County Public Schools. It enrolls 621 students in grades 1st through 12th. Waxhaw Elementary is the 421st largest public school in North Carolina and the 12,287th largest nationally. It has 17.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 621
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 36

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Waxhaw Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 316
(51%)
14,035
(48%)
 Male 305
(49%)
15,215
(52%)

Waxhaw Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 464
(75%)
18,275
(62%)
 Black 66
(11%)
3,707
(13%)
 Hispanic 62
(10%)
5,340
(18%)
 Two or More 18
(3%)
904
(3%)
 Asian 8
(1%)
943
(3%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
72
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
9
(0%)

Waxhaw Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 340
(55%)
18,458
(63%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 201
(32%)
9,333
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 80
(13%)
1,459
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,517 ranked schools in North Carolina, Waxhaw Elementary is ranked 781st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Waxhaw Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (45.2%) is lower than the state average of 61.1%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Waxhaw Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 631
2006 625
2007 632
2008 664
2009 679
2010 666
2011 630
2012 594
2013 607
2014 631
2015 621

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.6
2006 N/A
2007 15.9
2008 16.2
2009 17.2
2010 17.1
2011 17
2012 15.9
2013 17.3
2014 17.1
2015 17.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.26782884310618
2006 0.3088
2007
2008
2009 0.39175257731959
2010 0.42942942942943
2011 0.3968253968254
2012 0.44949494949495
2013 0.42174629324547
2014 0.43740095087163
2015 0.4524959742351

Compare Waxhaw Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,465.9% 14.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,720.0% 17.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 45.2%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 61.1%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Waxhaw Elementary
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Public PK - 05 621 17.2:1  
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Public PK - 05 757 17.7:1 6 miles
Weddington Middle School
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Marvin Ridge Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 1,218 19.1:1 6 miles
Sandy Ridge Elementary
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Public PK - 05 606 17.3:1 6 miles
Parkwood Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 1,002 18.3:1 7 miles
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Private KG - 12 182 7:1 8 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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