William E. Lancaster School



William E. Lancaster School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

William E. Lancaster School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 44
1 33
2 63
3 56
4 51
5 51
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

William E. Lancaster School is a public elementary school located in Salem, NH in the Salem School District. It enrolls 298 students in grades 1st through 12th. William E. Lancaster School is the 135th largest public school in New Hampshire and the 41,745th largest nationally. It has 12.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 298
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12:1
Full Time Teachers: 24.9

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William E. Lancaster School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 158
(53%)
1,229
(51%)
 Female 140
(47%)
1,185
(49%)

William E. Lancaster School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 253
(85%)
2,011
(83%)
 Hispanic 26
(9%)
208
(9%)
 Asian 9
(3%)
109
(5%)
 Two or More 9
(3%)
59
(2%)
 Black 1
(0%)
25
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

William E. Lancaster School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 227
(76%)
1,911
(79%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 60
(20%)
422
(17%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 11
(4%)
81
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 289 ranked schools in New Hampshire, William E. Lancaster School is ranked 138th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of William E. Lancaster School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (23.8%) is slightly lower than the state average of 30.7%. 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.

William E. Lancaster School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 272
2006 267
2007 252
2008 251
2009 295
2010 299
2011 292
2012 290
2013 292
2014 314
2015 298

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.8
2006 12.2
2007 11.3
2008 11.4
2009 12
2010 12.5
2011 13
2012 13
2013 11.9
2014 14.5
2015 12

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.16911764705882
2006 0.15730337078652
2007 0.19444444444444
2008 0.19123505976096
2009 0.20677966101695
2010 0.20735785953177
2011 0.1986301369863
2012 0.22413793103448
2013 0.20205479452055
2014 0.22292993630573
2015 0.23825503355705

Compare William E. Lancaster School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,147.8% 11.5:1
 
1,200.0% 12.0:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 23.8%
 
State Average 30.7%
 
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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