Washington Community School



Washington Community School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Washington Community School Students by Grade
PK 15
K 90
1 103
2 116
3 97
4 122
5 77
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
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Washington Community School is a public elementary school located in Plainfield, NJ in the Plainfield Public Schools. It enrolls 654 students in grades 1st through 12th. Washington Community School is the 214th largest public school in New Jersey and the 10,254th largest nationally. It has 13.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 654
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 49
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 10,254th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in New Jersey: 214th out of 1,586
Student/Teacher Rank in New Jersey: 1,087th out of 1,572
Full Time Teacher Rank in New Jersey: 269th out of 1,572

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Washington Community School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 335
(51%)
2,915
(51%)
 Female 319
(49%)
2,761
(49%)

Washington Community School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 502
(77%)
3,739
(66%)
 Black 145
(22%)
1,846
(33%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
26
(0%)
 White 2
(0%)
33
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
7
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
17
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
8
(0%)

Washington Community School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 505
(77%)
4,253
(75%)
 Not Eligible 118
(18%)
1,082
(19%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 31
(5%)
341
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,546 ranked schools in New Jersey, Washington Community School is ranked 123rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Washington Community School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (82.0%) is significantly higher than the state average of 40.5%. 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.

Washington Community School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 466
2006 425
2007 481
2008 472
2009 530
2010 565
2011 585
2012 535
2013 602
2014 651
2015 654

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.1
2006 11.2
2007 13.7
2008 11.5
2009 13.9
2010 14.5
2011 15.6
2012 11.9
2013 12.5
2014 13
2015 13.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.90128755364807
2006 0.91294117647059
2007 0.86902286902287
2008 0.8728813559322
2009 0.83396226415094
2010 0.8353982300885
2011 0.8
2012 0.89906542056075
2013 0.95348837209302
2014 0.90937019969278
2015 0.81957186544343

Compare Washington Community School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,141.1% 11.4:1
 
1,330.0% 13.3:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 40.5%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 82.0%
 

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Public PK - 05 654 13.3:1  
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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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