Western Plateau Elementary



Western Plateau Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Western Plateau Elementary Students by Grade
PK 23
K 54
1 74
2 72
3 65
4 53
5 56
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Western Plateau Elementary is a public elementary school located in Amarillo, TX in the Amarillo Independent School District. It enrolls 397 students in grades 1st through 12th. Western Plateau Elementary is the 3,572nd largest public school in Texas and the 32,384th largest nationally. It has 16.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 397
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 24.16
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 32,384th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 3,572nd out of 4,806
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 3,252nd out of 4,778
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 3,843rd out of 4,778

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Western Plateau Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 200
(50%)
14,798
(51%)
 Female 197
(50%)
13,987
(49%)

Western Plateau Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 276
(70%)
9,261
(32%)
 Hispanic 79
(20%)
14,039
(49%)
 Black 18
(5%)
2,888
(10%)
 Two or More 14
(4%)
777
(3%)
 Asian 9
(2%)
1,656
(6%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
126
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
38
(0%)

Western Plateau Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 221
(56%)
7,864
(27%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 148
(37%)
18,431
(64%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 28
(7%)
2,490
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 4,774 ranked schools in Texas, Western Plateau Elementary is ranked 3,525th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Western Plateau Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (44.3%) is lower than the state average of 62.2%. 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.

Western Plateau Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 410
2006 419
2007 429
2008 408
2009 395
2010 402
2011 369
2012 376
2013 371
2014 374
2015 397

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.7
2006 14.5
2007 15.4
2008 16.1
2009 15.4
2010 16
2011 15.9
2012 15.5
2013 15.3
2014 16.1
2015 16.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.3390243902439
2006 0.32219570405728
2007 0.34731934731935
2008 0.31372549019608
2009 0.36962025316456
2010 0.40298507462687
2011 0.45528455284553
2012 0.44414893617021
2013 0.43126684636119
2014 0.47058823529412
2015 0.44332493702771

Compare Western Plateau Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,466.4% 14.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,640.0% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 44.3%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 62.2%
 

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