William Ramsay Elementary



William Ramsay Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

William Ramsay Elementary Students by Grade
PK 32
K 151
1 160
2 139
3 150
4 142
5 129
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

William Ramsay Elementary is a public elementary school located in Alexandria, VA in the Alexandria City Public Schools. It enrolls 903 students in grades 1st through 12th. William Ramsay Elementary is the 52nd largest public school in Virginia and the 2,339th largest nationally. It has 19.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 903
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 46.67
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 2,339th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Virginia: 52nd out of 1,159
Student/Teacher Rank in Virginia: 1,013th out of 1,156
Full Time Teacher Rank in Virginia: 157th out of 1,156

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William Ramsay Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 456
(50%)
5,409
(49%)
 Male 447
(50%)
5,689
(51%)

William Ramsay Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 501
(55%)
3,822
(34%)
 Black 225
(25%)
3,274
(30%)
 White 87
(10%)
3,181
(29%)
 Asian 67
(7%)
492
(4%)
 American Indian 14
(2%)
36
(0%)
 Two or More 7
(1%)
274
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
19
(0%)

William Ramsay Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 657
(73%)
4,150
(37%)
 Not Eligible 130
(14%)
6,166
(56%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 116
(13%)
782
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,152 ranked schools in Virginia, William Ramsay Elementary is ranked 7th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of William Ramsay Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (85.6%) is significantly higher than the state average of 44.7%. 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.

William Ramsay Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 575
2006 545
2007 537
2008 604
2009 630
2010 702
2011 727
2012 829
2013 832
2014 887
2015 903

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 10.3
2006 9
2007 13.8
2008 14
2009 13.1
2010 15.3
2011 17.1
2012 15
2013 18.5
2014 18.4
2015 19.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.66086956521739
2006 0.69174311926606
2007 0.68156424581006
2008 0.72185430463576
2009 0.85873015873016
2010 0.81908831908832
2011 0.84869325997249
2012 0.82870928829916
2013 0.85336538461538
2014 0.85456595264938
2015 0.85603543743079

Compare William Ramsay Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,413.6% 14.1:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,930.0% 19.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.7%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 85.6%
 

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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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