Veterans Memorial Elementary



Veterans Memorial Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Veterans Memorial Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 116
2 137
3 128
4 110
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Veterans Memorial Elementary is a public elementary school located in Central Falls, RI in the Central Falls School District. It enrolls 491 students in grades 1st through 12th. Veterans Memorial Elementary is the 30th largest public school in Rhode Island and the 22,803rd largest nationally. It has 14.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 491
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14:1
Full Time Teachers: 35.1

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Veterans Memorial Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 251
(51%)
1,012
(51%)
 Female 240
(49%)
966
(49%)

Veterans Memorial Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 359
(73%)
1,432
(72%)
 Black 56
(11%)
237
(12%)
 White 45
(9%)
200
(10%)
 Two or More 26
(5%)
76
(4%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
13
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
13
(1%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
7
(0%)

Veterans Memorial Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 414
(84%)
1,579
(80%)
 Not Eligible 59
(12%)
325
(16%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 18
(4%)
74
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 185 ranked schools in Rhode Island, Veterans Memorial Elementary is ranked 16th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Veterans Memorial Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (88.0%) is significantly higher than the state average of 49.2%. 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.

Veterans Memorial Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 451
2006 525
2007 523
2008 474
2009 470
2010 498
2011 360
2012 485
2013 532
2014 503
2015 491

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.3
2006 18.1
2007 12.9
2008 10.5
2009 11.3
2010 12.2
2011 9
2012 13.4
2013 16.6
2014 15.7
2015 14

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.85809312638581
2006 0.89142857142857
2007 0.84321223709369
2008 0.73839662447257
2009 0.85106382978723
2010 0.95381526104418
2011 0.91666666666667
2012 0.98556701030928
2013 0.87781954887218
2014 0.8648111332008
2015 0.87983706720978

Compare Veterans Memorial Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,334.6% 13.3:1
 
1,400.0% 14.0:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 49.2%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 88.0%
 

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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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