Western Branch Middle School



Western Branch Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Western Branch Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 289
7 265
8 282
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Western Branch Middle School is a public elementary school located in Chesapeake, VA in the Chesapeake City Public Schools. It enrolls 836 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 13.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 836
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 61.47

Show Your School Spirit With Shirts and Apparel

Sale price: $19.99
Sale price: $22.99

Find Former WBMS Alumni

Western Branch Middle School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 422
(50%)
13,084
(48%)
 Male 414
(50%)
13,979
(52%)

Western Branch Middle School Students by Ethnicity

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 White 402
(48%)
13,283
(49%)
 Black 287
(34%)
8,679
(32%)
 Two or More 68
(8%)
1,881
(7%)
 Hispanic 38
(5%)
2,315
(9%)
 Asian 36
(4%)
761
(3%)
 American Indian 4
(0%)
87
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
57
(0%)

Western Branch Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

Outer ring represents school district
  School District*
 Not Eligible 590
(71%)
17,273
(64%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 209
(25%)
8,470
(31%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 37
(4%)
1,320
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Western Branch Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (29.4%) is 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.

Western Branch Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 921
2006 905
2007 898
2008 827
2009 825
2010 892
2011 917
2012 897
2013 890
2014 808
2015 836

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.2
2006 13.8
2007 18.6
2008 17.5
2009 17.4
2010 20
2011 14.1
2012 14.6
2013 13.7
2014 13
2015 13.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.1943539630836
2006 0.19668508287293
2007 0.18819599109131
2008 0.20798065296252
2009 0.23757575757576
2010 0.26457399103139
2011 0.2639040348964
2012 0.26978818283166
2013 0.28539325842697
2014 0.29950495049505
2015 0.29425837320574

Compare Western Branch Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,360.0% 13.6:1
 
1,413.6% 14.1:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 29.4%
 
State Average 44.7%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Western Branch Middle School
Chesapeake, VA
Public 06 - 08 836 13.6:1  
Western Branch Primary
Chesapeake, VA
Public PK - 02 685 20.3:1 1 miles
Aldersgate Umc Kinder Prep
Chesapeake, VA
Private PK - TK 146 26:1 1 miles
Western Branch Int
Chesapeake, VA
Public 03 - 05 743 17.8:1 1 miles
Churchland Elementary
Portsmouth, VA
Public KG - 06 819 19.5:1 2 miles
Sweethaven Christian Academy
Portsmouth, VA
Private PK - 11 228 10:1 2 miles
Christopher Academy
Portsmouth, VA
Private PK - 05 142 8:1 2 miles
Olive Branch Preschool Center
Portsmouth, VA
Public PK - PK 196 15.1:1 3 miles
Simonsdale Elementary
Portsmouth, VA
Public KG - 06 702 17.1:1 3 miles
Alliance Christian Schools
Portsmouth, VA
Private PK - 12 194 9:1 3 miles
Churchland Academy Elementary
Portsmouth, VA
Public KG - 06 674 19.3:1 3 miles
High Schools Elementary Schools

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.

All Rights Reserved. Copyright © 2019. ElementarySchools.org.