George Washington School



George Washington School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

George Washington School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 54
2 98
3 64
4 73
5 71
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 4

George Washington School is a public elementary school located in West Hempstead, NY in the West Hempstead Union Free School District. It enrolls 364 students in grades 1st through 12th. George Washington School is the 1,925th largest public school in New York and the 35,657th largest nationally. It has 15.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 364
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 24.05
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 35,657th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in New York: 1,925th out of 2,782
Student/Teacher Rank in New York: 1,949th out of 2,753
Full Time Teacher Rank in New York: 2,140th out of 2,753

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George Washington School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 185
(51%)
681
(54%)
 Female 179
(49%)
587
(46%)

George Washington School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 153
(42%)
519
(41%)
 White 116
(32%)
364
(29%)
 Black 52
(14%)
246
(19%)
 Asian 22
(6%)
91
(7%)
 Two or More 19
(5%)
45
(4%)
 American Indian 2
(1%)
3
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

George Washington School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 189
(52%)
686
(54%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 153
(42%)
496
(39%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 22
(6%)
86
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,554 ranked schools in New York, George Washington School is ranked 1,468th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of George Washington School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (48.1%) is slightly lower than the state average of 53.2%. 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.

George Washington School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 435
2006 401
2007 392
2008 400
2009 388
2010 379
2011 363
2012 361
2013 338
2014 377
2015 364

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.6
2006 11.7
2007 12.5
2008 12.9
2009 13.9
2010 15
2011 16.5
2012 15
2013 14.7
2014 15.4
2015 15.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.16551724137931
2006 0.19950124688279
2007 0.24234693877551
2008 0.2375
2009 0.26030927835052
2010 0.28232189973615
2011 0.41597796143251
2012 0.31024930747922
2013 0.29881656804734
2014 0.41644562334218
2015 0.48076923076923

Compare George Washington School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,278.3% 12.8:1
 
1,510.0% 15.1:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 48.1%
 
State Average 53.2%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
George Washington School
West Hempstead, NY
Public 01 - 05 364 15.1:1  
The Waldorf School of Garden City
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Private PK - 12 338 6:1 1 miles
Hanc - West Hempstead
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Private KG - 06 285 9:1 1 miles
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Public PK - 06 501 14.5:1 1 miles
St Thomas the Apostle School
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Private PK - 08 325 16:1 1 miles
Washington Street School
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Public PK - 06 828 14.5:1 1 miles
Chestnut Street School
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Public KG - 01 118 8.4:1 1 miles
Prospect Elementary School
Hempstead, NY
Public KG - KG 567 25.6:1 2 miles
St Joseph Elementary School
Garden City, NY
Private PK - 08 302 10:1 2 miles
Gersh Academy- Inc
West Hempstead, NY
Private KG - 12 109 5:1 2 miles
St Annes School
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Private PK - 08 495 16:1 2 miles
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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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