D.C. Virgo Preparatory Academy



D.C. Virgo Preparatory Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

D.C. Virgo Preparatory Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 52
7 61
8 68
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

D.C. Virgo Preparatory Academy is a public elementary school located in Wilmington, NC in the New Hanover County School District. It enrolls 181 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 8.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 181
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 8:1
Full Time Teachers: 22.5

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D.C. Virgo Preparatory Academy Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 91
(50%)
9,412
(51%)
 Female 90
(50%)
8,886
(49%)

D.C. Virgo Preparatory Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 141
(78%)
3,836
(21%)
 White 19
(10%)
10,903
(60%)
 Hispanic 17
(9%)
2,485
(14%)
 Two or More 4
(2%)
740
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
20
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
265
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
49
(0%)

D.C. Virgo Preparatory Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 178
(98%)
9,828
(54%)
 Not Eligible 3
(2%)
7,822
(43%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
648
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of D.C. Virgo Preparatory Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (98.3%) 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.

D.C. Virgo Preparatory Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2011 N/A
2012 121
2013 218
2014 260
2015 181

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2011 N/A
2012 14.6
2013 14.2
2014 10.4
2015 8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2011
2012 0.87603305785124
2013 0.88073394495413
2014 0.98846153846154
2015 0.98342541436464

Compare D.C. Virgo Preparatory Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
800.0% 8.0:1
 
1,465.9% 14.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 61.1%
 
This School 98.3%
 

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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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