Wayne N Tanaka Elementary School



Wayne N Tanaka Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Wayne N Tanaka Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 46
K 154
1 154
2 161
3 144
4 164
5 140
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Wayne N Tanaka Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Las Vegas, NV in the Clark County School District. It enrolls 963 students in grades 1st through 12th. Wayne N Tanaka Elementary School is the 19th largest public school in Nevada and the 1,658th largest nationally. It has 18.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 963
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 53
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 1,658th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Nevada: 19th out of 394
Student/Teacher Rank in Nevada: 212th out of 384
Full Time Teacher Rank in Nevada: 16th out of 384

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Wayne N Tanaka Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 547
(57%)
136,494
(52%)
 Female 416
(43%)
127,475
(48%)

Wayne N Tanaka Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 282
(29%)
67,344
(26%)
 Hispanic 271
(28%)
122,130
(46%)
 Black 157
(16%)
35,627
(13%)
 Two or More 123
(13%)
17,133
(6%)
 Asian 102
(11%)
16,548
(6%)
 Pacific Islander 27
(3%)
4,230
(2%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
957
(0%)

Wayne N Tanaka Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 573
(60%)
174,488
(66%)
 Not Eligible 390
(40%)
89,481
(34%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 381 ranked schools in Nevada, Wayne N Tanaka Elementary School is ranked 84th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Wayne N Tanaka Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (59.5%) is slightly lower than the state average of 61.6%. 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.

Wayne N Tanaka Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1033
2006 867
2008 852
2009 900
2010 916
2011 992
2012 977
2013 1022
2014 1029
2015 963

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21.5
2006 18.8
2008 18.5
2009 19.1
2010 20.4
2011 22
2012 21.7
2013 20.6
2014 19.8
2015 18.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.31848983543078
2006
2008 0.31338028169014
2009 0.38333333333333
2010 0.50655021834061
2011 0.57258064516129
2012 0.48618219037871
2013 0.52544031311155
2014 0.53935860058309
2015 0.59501557632399

Compare Wayne N Tanaka Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,820.0% 18.2:1
 
1,930.8% 19.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 59.5%
 
State Average 61.6%
 

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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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