Wills Elementary



Wills Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Wills Elementary Students by Grade
PK 78
K 83
1 88
2 75
3 72
4 83
5 82
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Wills Elementary is a public elementary school located in Amarillo, TX in the Amarillo Independent School District. It enrolls 561 students in grades 1st through 12th. Wills Elementary is the 2,244th largest public school in Texas and the 16,186th largest nationally. It has 15.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 561
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15:1
Full Time Teachers: 37.38
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 16,186th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 2,244th out of 4,735
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 1,640th out of 4,707
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 1,884th out of 4,707

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Wills Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 287
(51%)
14,753
(51%)
 Female 274
(49%)
14,116
(49%)

Wills Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 158
(28%)
9,723
(34%)
 Asian 145
(26%)
1,488
(5%)
 Hispanic 131
(23%)
13,764
(48%)
 Black 86
(15%)
2,965
(10%)
 Pacific Islander 30
(5%)
81
(0%)
 Two or More 9
(2%)
694
(2%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
154
(1%)

Wills Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 466
(83%)
18,258
(63%)
 Not Eligible 54
(10%)
8,065
(28%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 41
(7%)
2,546
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 4,701 ranked schools in Texas, Wills Elementary is ranked 1,121st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Wills Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (90.4%) is significantly higher than the state average of 63.8%. 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.

Wills Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 411
2006 390
2007 383
2008 447
2009 444
2010 472
2011 531
2012 561

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.7
2006 15.2
2007 15.6
2008 16
2009 15.3
2010 15
2011 15.1
2012 15

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.81265206812652
2006 0.83333333333333
2007 0.88511749347258
2008 0.87695749440716
2009 0.89864864864865
2010 0.89406779661017
2011 0.90960451977401
2012 0.90374331550802

Compare Wills Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,492.5% 14.9:1
 
1,500.0% 15.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 63.8%
 
This School 90.4%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Wills Elementary
Amarillo, TX
Public PK - 05 561 15:1  
Houston Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 834 13.2:1 1 miles
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San Jacinto Elementary
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San Jacinto Christian Academy
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St Marys Cathedral School
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Private PK - 05 223 11:1 2 miles
Vista Academy of Amarillo
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Public KG - 11 230 13.5:1 2 miles
Trinity Lutheran School
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Private PK - 06 77 7:1 2 miles
Wolflin Elementary
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Public PK - 05 410 17.6:1 2 miles
Austin Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 763 15.7:1 2 miles
Avondale Elementary
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Public PK - 05 531 15.8:1 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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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