Wachter Middle School



Wachter Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Wachter Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 303
7 271
8 297
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Wachter Middle School is a public elementary school located in Bismarck, ND in the Bismarck 1 School District. It enrolls 871 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 15.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 871
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 55.23

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Wachter Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 438
(50%)
4,657
(51%)
 Female 433
(50%)
4,418
(49%)

Wachter Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 672
(77%)
7,456
(82%)
 American Indian 112
(13%)
709
(8%)
 Hispanic 33
(4%)
266
(3%)
 Black 26
(3%)
227
(3%)
 Two or More 16
(2%)
314
(3%)
 Asian 11
(1%)
84
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
19
(0%)

Wachter Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 607
(70%)
7,072
(78%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 220
(25%)
1,630
(18%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 44
(5%)
373
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Wachter Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (30.3%) is slightly lower than the state average of 33.1%. 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.

Wachter Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 816
2006 832
2007 827
2008 825
2009 844
2010 820
2011 802
2012 762
2013 809
2014 857
2015 871

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.6
2006 14.6
2007 14.5
2008 14.9
2009 14.5
2010 13.1
2011 13
2012 12.7
2013 15.8
2014 16.2
2015 15.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.29166666666667
2006 0.30048076923077
2007 0.32285368802902
2008 0.3030303030303
2009 0.31398104265403
2010 0.30975609756098
2011 0.30548628428928
2012 0.30577427821522
2013 0.32138442521632
2014 0.30921820303384
2015 0.30309988518944

Compare Wachter Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,240.5% 12.4:1
 
1,580.0% 15.8:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 30.3%
 
State Average 33.1%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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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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