W. A. Perry Middle School



W. A. Perry Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

W. A. Perry Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 126
7 105
8 96
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

W. A. Perry Middle School is a public elementary school located in Columbia, SC in the Richland 01 School District. It enrolls 327 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 9.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 327
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 9.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 35

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W. A. Perry Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 181
(55%)
9,104
(51%)
 Female 146
(45%)
8,882
(49%)

W. A. Perry Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 320
(98%)
12,934
(72%)
 Two or More 4
(1%)
681
(4%)
 White 1
(0%)
3,221
(18%)
 Hispanic 1
(0%)
863
(5%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
14
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
17
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
256
(1%)

W. A. Perry Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 327
(100%)
17,983
(100%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Not Eligible 0
(0%)
3
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of W. A. Perry Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (100.0%) is significantly higher than the state average of 62.8%. 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.

W. A. Perry Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 342
2006 356
2007 308
2008 319
2009 343
2010 322
2011 313
2012 310
2013 335
2014 326
2015 327

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 8.8
2006 6.8
2007 9.3
2008 11.4
2009 13.2
2010 10.4
2011 10.4
2012 9.7
2013 10.6
2014 9.3
2015 9.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.87426900584795
2006 0.9185393258427
2007 0.82142857142857
2008 0.89968652037618
2009 0.89504373177843
2010 0.95031055900621
2011 0.90415335463259
2012 0.98387096774194
2013 0.98208955223881
2014 0.92638036809816
2015 1

Compare W. A. Perry Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
930.0% 9.3:1
 
1,443.1% 14.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 62.8%
 
This School 100.0%
 

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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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