George J. West El. School



George J. West El. School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

George J. West El. School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 131
1 99
2 155
3 171
4 150
5 126
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

George J. West El. School is a public elementary school located in Providence, RI in the Providence School District. It enrolls 832 students in grades 1st through 12th. George J. West El. School is the 4th largest public school in Rhode Island and the 3,631st largest nationally. It has 20.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 832
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 41.36

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George J. West El. School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 427
(51%)
8,968
(52%)
 Female 405
(49%)
8,286
(48%)

George J. West El. School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 544
(65%)
10,952
(63%)
 Black 140
(17%)
2,938
(17%)
 White 80
(10%)
1,598
(9%)
 Two or More 30
(4%)
724
(4%)
 Asian 24
(3%)
834
(5%)
 American Indian 14
(2%)
185
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
23
(0%)

George J. West El. School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 652
(78%)
13,098
(76%)
 Not Eligible 127
(15%)
3,246
(19%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 53
(6%)
910
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 185 ranked schools in Rhode Island, George J. West El. School is ranked 2nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of George J. West El. School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (84.7%) 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.

George J. West El. School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 691
2006 644
2007 687
2008 660
2009 677
2010 663
2011 750
2012 789
2013 820
2014 827
2015 832

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.7
2006 15.8
2007 17.6
2008 16.5
2009 18.3
2010 18.2
2011 17.9
2012 21.9
2013 23.4
2014 23.6
2015 20.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.80463096960926
2006 0.84937888198758
2007 0.82096069868996
2008 0.92575757575758
2009 0.91728212703102
2010 0.92307692307692
2011 0.91066666666667
2012 0.91634980988593
2013 0.90609756097561
2014 0.88512696493349
2015 0.84735576923077

Compare George J. West El. School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,334.6% 13.3:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,010.0% 20.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 49.2%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 84.7%
 

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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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