Western Branch Primary



Western Branch Primary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Western Branch Primary Students by Grade
PK 36
K 179
1 239
2 231
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Western Branch Primary is a public elementary school located in Chesapeake, VA in the Chesapeake City Public Schools. It enrolls 685 students in grades 1st through 12th. Western Branch Primary is the 267th largest public school in Virginia and the 8,716th largest nationally. It has 20.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 685
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 33.7
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 8,716th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Virginia: 267th out of 1,159
Student/Teacher Rank in Virginia: 1,082nd out of 1,156
Full Time Teacher Rank in Virginia: 541st out of 1,156

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Western Branch Primary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 358
(52%)
13,979
(52%)
 Female 327
(48%)
13,084
(48%)

Western Branch Primary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 362
(53%)
13,283
(49%)
 Black 198
(29%)
8,679
(32%)
 Two or More 51
(7%)
1,881
(7%)
 Hispanic 48
(7%)
2,315
(9%)
 Asian 19
(3%)
761
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 5
(1%)
57
(0%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
87
(0%)

Western Branch Primary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 469
(68%)
17,273
(64%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 183
(27%)
8,470
(31%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 33
(5%)
1,320
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,152 ranked schools in Virginia, Western Branch Primary is ranked 579th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Western Branch Primary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (31.5%) 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 Primary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 674
2006 634
2007 690
2008 630
2009 653
2010 664
2011 682
2012 671
2013 698
2014 694
2015 685

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.7
2006 13.1
2007 22
2008 20.1
2009 20.1
2010 24.1
2011 24.4
2012 23.1
2013 20.5
2014 18.8
2015 20.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.22106824925816
2006 0.20820189274448
2007 0.21159420289855
2008 0.26349206349206
2009 0.26952526799387
2010 0.42168674698795
2011 0.25219941348974
2012 0.27719821162444
2013 0.29942693409742
2014 0.34149855907781
2015 0.31532846715328

Compare Western Branch Primary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,413.6% 14.1:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,030.0% 20.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 31.5%
 
State Average 44.7%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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