Wave Preparatory Elementary School



Wave Preparatory Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Wave Preparatory Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 54
K 93
1 80
2 84
3 91
4 79
5 65
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 1

Wave Preparatory Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Far Rockaway, NY in the New York City Geographic District #27 School District. It enrolls 547 students in grades 1st through 12th. Wave Preparatory Elementary School is the 927th largest public school in New York and the 17,762nd largest nationally. It has 15.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 547
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 35.78
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 17,762nd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in New York: 927th out of 2,782
Student/Teacher Rank in New York: 2,036th out of 2,753
Full Time Teacher Rank in New York: 1,241st out of 2,753

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Wave Preparatory Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 287
(52%)
18,203
(51%)
 Female 260
(48%)
17,457
(49%)

Wave Preparatory Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 295
(54%)
13,555
(38%)
 Black 233
(43%)
8,438
(24%)
 Asian 8
(1%)
8,043
(23%)
 American Indian 6
(1%)
1,371
(4%)
 White 3
(1%)
4,037
(11%)
 Two or More 2
(0%)
216
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Wave Preparatory Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 461
(84%)
24,028
(67%)
 Not Eligible 57
(10%)
8,878
(25%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 29
(5%)
2,754
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,554 ranked schools in New York, Wave Preparatory Elementary School is ranked 390th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Wave Preparatory Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (89.6%) is significantly higher than the state average of 53.2%. 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.

Wave Preparatory Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2012 307
2013 371
2014 433
2015 547

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2012 12.8
2013 14.3
2014 16
2015 15.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2012 0.8957654723127
2013 0.84905660377358
2014 0.9284064665127
2015 0.89579524680073

Compare Wave Preparatory Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,278.3% 12.8:1
 
1,530.0% 15.3:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 53.2%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 89.6%
 

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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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