Meriwether Lewis Elementary



Meriwether Lewis Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Meriwether Lewis Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 66
1 72
2 71
3 76
4 79
5 71
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Meriwether Lewis Elementary is a public elementary school located in Charlottesville, VA in the Albemarle County Public Schools. It enrolls 435 students in grades 1st through 12th. Meriwether Lewis Elementary is the 812th largest public school in Virginia and the 28,437th largest nationally. It has 15.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 435
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 28.05
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 28,437th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Virginia: 812th out of 1,159
Student/Teacher Rank in Virginia: 485th out of 1,156
Full Time Teacher Rank in Virginia: 759th out of 1,156

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Meriwether Lewis Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 238
(55%)
4,882
(52%)
 Female 197
(45%)
4,579
(48%)

Meriwether Lewis Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 402
(92%)
6,133
(65%)
 Asian 14
(3%)
453
(5%)
 Hispanic 11
(3%)
1,226
(13%)
 Two or More 5
(1%)
565
(6%)
 Black 2
(0%)
1,062
(11%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
8
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
14
(0%)

Meriwether Lewis Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 397
(91%)
6,497
(69%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 30
(7%)
2,417
(26%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 8
(2%)
547
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,152 ranked schools in Virginia, Meriwether Lewis Elementary is ranked 1,091st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Meriwether Lewis Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (8.7%) is significantly lower than the state average of 44.7%. 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.

Meriwether Lewis Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 408
2006 383
2007 432
2008 427
2009 435
2010 432
2011 446
2012 434
2013 407
2014 427
2015 435

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.6
2006 13.4
2007 18.3
2008 17.1
2009 17.4
2010 16.8
2011 16.2
2012 14.8
2013 13.8
2014 16.1
2015 15.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.044117647058824
2006 0.044386422976501
2007 0.055555555555556
2008 0.063231850117096
2009 0.071264367816092
2010 0.05787037037037
2011 0.091928251121076
2012 0.06221198156682
2013 0.063882063882064
2014 0.072599531615925
2015 0.08735632183908

Compare Meriwether Lewis Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,413.6% 14.1:1
 
1,550.0% 15.5:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 8.7%
 
State Average 44.7%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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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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